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2M2250+2325 Facts

Location of 2M2250+2325

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 object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For 2M2250+2325, the location is 22h 50m 15.00 and 23° 25` 34.00 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Age) of 2M2250+2325

2M2250+2325 Colour and Temperature

2M2250+2325 has a spectral type of M3. This means the star is a red star.

The star is believed to be about 0.15 Billion years old. To put in context, the Sun is believed to be about five billion years old and the Universe is about 13.8 billion years old.

Distance to 2M2250+2325

The Parallax of the star is given as 24.10 which gives a calculated distance to 2M2250+2325 of 135.36 light years from the Earth or 41.50 parsecs. It is about 90,774,666,901 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 8,559,929.81 Astronomical Units from the Earth/Sun give or take a few. An Astronomical Unit is the distance between Earth and the Sun. The number of A.U. is the number of times that the star is from the Earth compared to the Sun.

Travel Time to 2M2250+2325

The time it will take to travel to this star is dependent on how fast you are going. U.G. has done some calculations as to how long it will take going at differing speeds. A note about the calculations, when I'm talking about years, I'm talking non-leap years only (365 days).

The New Horizons space probe is the fastest probe that we've sent into space at the time of writing. Its primary mission was to visit Pluto which at the time of launch (2006), Pluto was still a planet.

DescriptionSpeed (m.p.h.)Time (years)
Airbus A380736123,335,145.25
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269118,308,789.88
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5459,154,317.84
New Horizons Probe33,0002,750,747.48
Speed of Light670,616,629.00135.36

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Additional 2M2250+2325 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional Name2M2250+2325
Spectral TypeM3
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Age0.15 Billion Years Old
Right Ascension (R.A.)22h 50m 15.00
Declination (Dec.)23° 25` 34.00
Distance from Earth24.10 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 135.36 Light Years
 41.50 Parsecs
 8,559,929.81 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting 2M2250+2325

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron

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