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FH Serpentis (Nova) Facts

FH Serpentis Facts

  • FH Serpentis is a star that can be located in the constellation of Serpens. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • FH Serpentis is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • The star is calculated at being about 3428.97 light years away from us. Distance

FH Serpentis's Alternative Names

FH Serpentis has alternative name(s) :- FH Ser.

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

Location of FH Serpentis

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 FH Serpentis, the location is 18 30 47.0400085734 and +02 36 52.026418567 .

Proper Motion of FH Serpentis

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 -3.05 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and 2.06 milliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon. . 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 FH Serpentis Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameFH Serpentis
Alternative NamesFH Ser
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star Type Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationSerpens
Right Ascension (R.A.)18 30 47.0400085734
Declination (Dec.)+02 36 52.026418567
Distance from Earth0.95 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 3428.97 Light Years
 1051.30 Parsecs
 216,844,679.81 Astronomical Units
Proper Motion Dec.-3.05 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.2.06 milliarcseconds/year

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=fh%20serpentis

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