tau Bootis

Star details
  • Constellation: the Herdsman
  • Vmag: 4.5
  • Visibility: Visible to the naked eye
  • Number of planets: 1
  • Namable: Yes
Proposed names
tau Bootis tau Bootis b
Happy Prince
The prince in Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince" "The Happy Prince" is a famous fairy tale of Oscar Wilde.
swallow (sign in to vote)
Ushiwaka
Ushiwaka was a famous warrior in japan. The word of "Ushiwaka" contains a word of "ushi" that means a "cow" in Japanese. Bootes is the constellation of a herdsman.
Benkei (sign in to vote)
kawagoe
city name
kawattuten (sign in to vote)
Synra
The fixed stars are the place where various elements causing every substances in the universe are made. They also play a role of an energy source which controls every phenomenon that happens in the star-planets systems. In addition, the constellation of Bootes is considered to be a giant supporting universe in a Greek myth. From the above, We would like to call the host star “Synra”. It is taken from a Japanese word "Shinra-bansho" which means all thing and all phenomenon that occur in the universe.
Chimon (sign in to vote)
Fuchu
The oldest town around present Tokyo, since the 7th century. It was the central town and capital town of the old prefecture "Musashinokuni" in Japan. Now, Fuchu became the educational city with a planetarium.
Musashinokuni (sign in to vote)
Planet details

    tau Bootis b

  • Mass (Jupiters): 5.9
  • Mass (Earths): 1875.2
  • Period (days): 3.31
  • Semi Major Axis (AU): 0.046