Catalogue Astrographique +481595-89

light-years

Catalog numbers:
     Gliese (Gl) 623, Giclas (G) 202-45, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 417, Hipparcos Input Catalog (HIC) 80346, Vyssotsky McCormick (McC) 163, Catalogue Astrographique (AC) +481595-89
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 16h24m9.342s, +48°21'10.65" (epoch 2000.0)
Distance from Sol: 26.23 light-years (8.042 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 0.9243%
Source for distance: Hipparcos
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -7.079, -15.93, 19.60
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 4.900, 18.28, 18.16
Proper motion: 1.231 arcsec/yr (111.6° from north)
Radial Velocity: -27.8 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: 23.79, 2.439, -49.02

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NOTE: This star is actually a close-orbiting binary pair. The data below are for both sub-components of the pair combined.
Spectral class: M2.5
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +10.27
Absolute visual magnitude: +10.74
Visual luminosity: 0.00439 x Sol
Color indices: B-V= +1.48, U-B= +1.09, R-I= +1.02
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.0662 A.U.s

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