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epic 219800881 Facts

  • epic 219800881 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Sagittarius. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • epic 219800881 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • The star is calculated at being about 1057.22 light years away from us. Distance

epic 219800881's Alternative Names

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

Location of epic 219800881

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 219800881, the location is 19 16 22.0388208010 and -15 46 15.981004642 .

Radial Velocity and Proper Motion of epic 219800881

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 -26.01 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and -0.94 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 42.18000 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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Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional Nameepic 219800881
Alternative Names,
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)19 16 22.0388208010
Declination (Dec.)-15 46 15.981004642
Distance from Earth3.08510 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 1057.22 Light Years
 324.14 Parsecs
 66,858,208.42 Astronomical Units
Proper Motion Dec.-26.00900 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.-0.93700 milliarcseconds/year
Radial Velocity42.18000 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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