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GJ 3316

Primary Facts on GJ 3316

GJ 3316's Alternative Names

GJ 3316 has alternative name(s) :- G 85-18, G 86-12, G39-37, LTT 11519.

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

Location of GJ 3316

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 GJ 3316, the location is 04h 50m 50.442 and +26° 07` 26.77 .

Proper Motion of GJ 3316

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 -256.00 miliarcseconds/year towards the north and 558.00 miliarcseconds/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.

Physical Properties (Colour) of GJ 3316

GJ 3316 has a spectral type of M2.5 D. This means the star is a red star.

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Primary / Proper / Traditional NameGJ 3316
Alternative NamesG 85-18, G 86-12, G39-37, LTT 11519
Spectral TypeM2.5 D
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
Colour red
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationTaurus
Right Ascension (R.A.)04h 50m 50.442
Declination (Dec.)+26° 07` 26.77
Proper Motion Dec.-256.00 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.558.00 milliarcseconds/year

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=G%2039-37

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