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1SWASP J1407

1SWASP J1407 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Centaurus. The description is based on the spectral class. 1SWASP J1407 is not part of the constellation but is within the borders of the constellation.

The star can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it. It is calculated at being .016 Billion Years old. This information comes from ExoPlanet. 1SWASP J1407 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.

Location of 1SWASP J1407

The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the star is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For 1SWASP J1407, the location is 14h 07m 48.00 and -39° 45` 43.00 .

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1SWASP J1407 Facts

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional Name1SWASP J1407
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCentaurus
Age0.02 Billion Years Old
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.40
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)14h 07m 48.00
Declination (Dec.)-39° 45` 43.00
Distance from Earth7.52 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 433.80 Light Years
 133.00 Parsecs

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)0.99

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting 1SWASP J1407


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
1SWASP J1407 bConfirmed6.03725.00020123.92012.000

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