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EPIC 216468514

EPIC 216468514 Facts

Location of EPIC 216468514

The location of the subgiant 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 216468514, the location is 18h 59m 56.49 and -22° 17` 36.25 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Metallicity, Age, Radius) of EPIC 216468514

EPIC 216468514 Colour and Temperature

EPIC 216468514 has a spectral type of F9IV. This means the star is a blue to white subgiant star.

EPIC 216468514 Radius

EPIC 216468514 has been calculated as 1.78 times bigger than the Sun. The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 1,238,524.00.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

The star's metallicity is 0.100000, 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 4.25 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.

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Additional EPIC 216468514 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameEPIC 216468514
Spectral TypeF9IV
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeSubgiant Star
ColourYellow - White
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationSagittarius
Age4.25 Billion Years Old
Metalicity0.1000
Right Ascension (R.A.)18h 59m 56.49
Declination (Dec.)-22° 17` 36.25

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)1.78

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting EPIC 216468514


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
EPIC 216468514 bConfirmed0.083.31420160.04881.900

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