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EPIC-206011691 Facts

Location of EPIC-206011691

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 EPIC-206011691, the location is 22h 41m 12.89 and -14° 29` 20.35 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Metallicity, Radius) of EPIC-206011691

EPIC-206011691 Colour and Temperature

EPIC-206011691 has a spectral type of M0. This means the star is a red star.

EPIC-206011691 Radius

EPIC-206011691 has been calculated as 0.60 times bigger than the Sun. The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 417,480.00.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

The star's metallicity is 0.130000, this value is the fractional amount of the star that is not Hydrogen (X) or Helium (Y). An older star would have a high metallicity whereas a new star would have a lower one.

EPIC-206011691 Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes

EPIC-206011691 has an apparent magnitude of 12.85 which is how bright we see the star from Earth. Apparent Magnitude is also known as Visual Magnitude. Using the supplied Parallax value, you would get an absolute magnitude of 8.79 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.

Distance to EPIC-206011691

The Parallax of the star is given as 15.38 which gives a calculated distance to EPIC-206011691 of 212.01 light years from the Earth or 65.00 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 212.01 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 13,407,118.98 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.

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Additional EPIC-206011691 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameEPIC-206011691
Spectral TypeM0
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.85
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)22h 41m 12.89
Declination (Dec.)-14° 29` 20.35
Distance from Earth15.38 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 212.01 Light Years
 65.00 Parsecs
 13,407,118.98 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count2

Estimated Calculated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)0.60

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting EPIC-206011691

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
EPIC-206011691 bConfirmed9.32420150.073188.300
EPIC-206011691 cConfirmed15.50120150.102689.080

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