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EPIC 211391664

EPIC 211391664 Facts

Location of EPIC 211391664

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 EPIC 211391664, the location is 08h 25m 57.19 and 11° 30` 40.12 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Metallicity, Age, Radius) of EPIC 211391664

EPIC 211391664 Colour and Temperature

EPIC 211391664 has a spectral type of F8V. This means the star is a yellow to white main sequence star.

EPIC 211391664 Radius

EPIC 211391664 has been calculated as 1.31 times bigger than the Sun. The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 912,193.80.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

The star's metallicity is 0.100000, 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.

The star is believed to be about 5.20 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.

EPIC 211391664 Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes

EPIC 211391664 has an apparent magnitude of 12.17 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 3.97 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 211391664

The Parallax of the star is given as 2.30 which gives a calculated distance to EPIC 211391664 of 1418.78 light years from the Earth or 434.99 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 1418.78 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 89,722,502.87 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 211391664 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameEPIC 211391664
Spectral TypeF8V
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star Type Main Sequence Dwarf Star
ColourYellow - White
GalaxyMilky Way
Age5.20 Billion Years Old
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.17
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)08h 25m 57.19
Declination (Dec.)11° 30` 40.12
Distance from Earth2.30 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 1418.78 Light Years
 434.99 Parsecs
 89,722,502.87 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)1.31

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting EPIC 211391664

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
EPIC 211391664 bConfirmed0.02510.13720160.094389.000

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