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AE Circini

AE Circini Facts

  • AE Circini is a eruptive star that can be located in the constellation of Circinus. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • AE Circini is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • The star is calculated at being about 99440.04 light years away from us. Distance

AE Circini's Alternative Names

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of AE Circini

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 AE Circini, the location is 14 44 51.3303507341 and -69 23 34.598549201 .

Proper Motion of AE Circini

All stars like planets orbit round a central spot, in the case of planets, its the central star such as the Sun. In the case of a star, its the galactic centre. The constellations that we see today will be different than they were 50,000 years ago or 50,000 years from now. Proper Motion details the movements of these stars and are measured in milliarcseconds. The star is moving -1.50 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and -4.79 milliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon. . When the value is negative then the star and the Sun are getting closer to one another, likewise, a positive number means that two stars are moving away. Its nothing to fear as the stars are so far apart, they won't collide in our life-time, if ever.

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Additional AE Circini Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameAE Circini
Alternative Names,
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)14 44 51.3303507341
Declination (Dec.)-69 23 34.598549201
Distance from Earth0.03280 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 99440.04 Light Years
 30487.80 Parsecs
 6,288,516,340.91 Astronomical Units
Proper Motion Dec.-1.49700 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.-4.78500 milliarcseconds/year

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details

Variable Star ClassEruptive
Variable Star TypeR Coronae Borealis

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