HD 2039

HD 2039 is a yellow dwarf or yellow subgiant star in the constellation Phoenix. The star is not visible to the naked eye, lies 280 light years away from the Sun. HD 2039 is a stable star, an exoplanet at least three times the mass of the planet Jupiter has been discovered in its orbit; the designation HD 2039 from the Henry Draper Catalogue. The catalogue, published between 1918 and 1924, was based on the work of Annie Jump Cannon and her team between 1911 and 1915. HD 2039 does not have a common, colloquial name, characteristic of stars like Sirius and Aldebaran. HD 2039 is a stable G-type star. In terms of mass, the star exhibits identical properties. HD 2039 exhibits a radius 40 percent larger than the Sun's; the star is hotter than the Sun. The star's magnitude as observed from Earth is 9. HD 2039 lies 280 light years from the Sun, about as far from the Sun as the second brightest star in the night sky, Canopus. In 2002, a planet was found by the Anglo-Australian Planet Search team to be orbiting the star in a eccentric orbit.

It has a minimum mass more than six times that of Jupiter and has an orbital period of over three years. The planet orbits its star at a distance of two AU away. HD 2039 b's discovery was reported quietly; the entity was the 100th exoplanet to have been verified by the scientific community. List of extrasolar planets The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia: HD 2039 "HD 2039 b". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg

Aman (film)

Aman is an Indian anti-war movie directed by Mohan Kumar. It starred Saira Banu, Balraj Sahani and Chetan Anand in lead roles; the movie was the debut for Naseeruddin Shah who played an uncredited minor role. The movie features a rare cameo by famous British Nobel laureate Bertrand Russell; the movie was shot in Japan. Meloda, educated in India, speaks Hindi. Dr. Gautamdas is a UK trained doctor who volunteers to go to Japan to help deal with the horror of the radiation aftermath of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, they meet in Japan and the inevitable happens when hero meets heroine. Lord Bertrand Russell in London, best wishes for his travel to Japan. Russell, a pacifist and anti-war thinker sets the tone of this 1967 film. On arrival in Japan Dr Gautamdas takes up a role in a hospital where Meloda's father Dr Akhira is director; the storyline takes us through the stark and sometimes gory suffering that radiation victims endured. When a group of fishermen are exposed to radiation from French nuclear tests in the Pacific, Dr Gautamdas mounts a daring rescue to help save the fishermen.

Battling angry elements Dr. Gautamdas helps the fishermen survive, saving every last one of them - but at what cost? When viewed in the context of India-Japan relationship, beginning with the arrival of Buddism in Japan, formation of the Indo-Japan Society in 1905 and Japan's support for Subash Chandra Bose's INA, this film takes on a meaning beyond a love story, it is a cry against the horrors of atomic weapons, the enduring damage they inflict and martyrdom for a cause. Rajendra Kumar Saira Banu Om Prakash Balraj Sahni Jagjit Singh Bertrand Russell Chetan Anand The music was composed by Shankar Jaikishan