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EPIC-210490365 Facts

Location of EPIC-210490365

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-210490365, the location is 04h 13m 06.00 and 15° 14` 52.00 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Metallicity, Radius) of EPIC-210490365

EPIC-210490365 Colour and Temperature

EPIC-210490365 has a spectral type of M4.5. This means the star is a red star.

EPIC-210490365 Radius

EPIC-210490365 has been calculated as 0.30 times bigger than the Sun. The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 205,261.00.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

The star's metallicity is 0.030000, 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-210490365 Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes

EPIC-210490365 has an apparent magnitude of 15.88 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 12.58 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-210490365

The Parallax of the star is given as 21.88 which gives a calculated distance to EPIC-210490365 of 149.06 light years from the Earth or 45.70 parsecs. It is about 99,962,114,719 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 9,426,235.96 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 EPIC-210490365

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)
Walking424,990,528,679.69
Car120833,017,622.66
Airbus A380736135,818,090.65
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269130,283,009.89
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5465,141,420.05
New Horizons Probe33,0003,029,154.99
Speed of Light670,616,629.00149.06

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Additional EPIC-210490365 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameEPIC-210490365
Spectral TypeM4.5
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
ColourRed
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationTaurus
Metalicity0.0300
Visual / Apparent Magnitude15.88
Naked Eye VisibleRequires 8m Telescope - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)04h 13m 06.00
Declination (Dec.)15° 14` 52.00
Distance from Earth21.88 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 149.06 Light Years
 45.70 Parsecs
 9,426,235.96 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)0.30

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting EPIC-210490365


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
EPIC-210490365 bConfirmed3.4850.27201562.10088.320

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