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Epic211945201 Facts

  • Epic211945201 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Cancer. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • Epic211945201 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • The star is calculated at being about 595.70 light years away from us. Distance

Epic211945201's Alternative Names

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

Location of Epic211945201

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 Epic211945201, the location is 09 06 17.7565103979 and +19 24 08.051211962 .

Radial Velocity and Proper Motion of Epic211945201

Proper Motion

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 -41.79 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and 45.49 milliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon.

Radial Velocity

The Radial Velocity, that is the speed at which the star is moving away/towards the Sun is 1.01000 km/s . 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 Epic211945201 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameEpic211945201
Alternative Names,
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)09 06 17.7565103979
Declination (Dec.)+19 24 08.051211962
Distance from Earth5.47530 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 595.70 Light Years
 182.64 Parsecs
 37,671,941.71 Astronomical Units
Proper Motion Dec.-41.79000 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.45.49100 milliarcseconds/year
Radial Velocity1.01000 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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