Cape Photographic Durchmusterung -567345

light-years

Catalog numbers:
     Gliese (Gl) 613, Henry Draper (HD) 144628, Cape Photographic Durchmusterung (CPD) -567345, Hipparcos Input Catalog (HIC) 79190, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) 243380
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 16h9m42.849s, -56°26'42.95" (epoch 2000.0)
Distance from Sol: 46.8 light-years (14.4 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 1.2755%
Source for distance: Hipparcos
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -12.0, -22.9, -39.0
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 39.7, -24.6, -3.24
Proper motion: 0.351 arcsec/yr (338.7° from north)
Radial Velocity: 37.9 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: 38.1, -13.2, 19.5

What do all these fields mean?


Spectral class: K3
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +7.11
Absolute visual magnitude: +6.32
Visual luminosity: 0.26 x Sol
Color indices: B-V= +0.85, U-B= +0.48, R-I= +0.38
Diameter: 0.8 x Sol
Source for diameter: Apparent Diameters and Absolute Radii of Stars (Fracassini+ 1988)
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.51 A.U.s
Angular size of star in sky in CZ: 0.840824 degrees

light-years
but not more than light-years away
Data for this star system were most recently updated on 4-April-2001.