The HIP 78530 Exoplanetary System
HIP 78530 is a star with 2.5 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.936 times its radius. It is located 511.09 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 0.005 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
HIP 78530 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HIP 78530 b
HIP 78530 b was discovered by the Gemini Observatory observatory using the imaging method. Its discovery was announced in 2011-03. Its semi-major axis is 740.00 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit.
The mass of HIP 78530 b is 7309.64 times the mass of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HIP 78530 b is a gas giant, a planet whose mass is mostly made up of hydrogen and helium, like Jupiter and Saturn in our solar system.