DH Tauri has alternative name(s) :- DH Tau.
More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .
The location of the main sequence 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 DH Tauri, the location is 04h 29m 42.00 and 26° 32` 58.00 .
DH Tauri has a spectral type of M0.5V. This means the star is a red main sequence star.
The star is believed to be about 0.00 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.
DH Tauri has an apparent magnitude of 13.71 which is how bright we see the star from Earth. Apparent Magnitude is also known as Visual Magnitude. Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||DH Tauri|
|Alternative Names||DH Tau|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Star Type||Main Sequence Dwarf Star|
|Age||0.00 Billion Years Old|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||13.71|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||04h 29m 42.00|
|Declination (Dec.)||26° 32` 58.00|
|Name||Status||Mass (Jupiters)||Orbital Period (Days)||Eccentricity||Discovered||Semi-Major Axis||Periastron|
|DH Tau b||Confirmed||0.003||2005||330|
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