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HE 0107-5240

HE 0107-5240 Facts

  • HE 0107-5240 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Phoenix. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • HE 0107-5240 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • The star can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
  • The star is calculated at being about 36040.15 light years away from us. Distance

Location of HE 0107-5240

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 HE 0107-5240, the location is 01h 09m 29.157 and -52° 24` 34.18 .

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Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameHE 0107-5240
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Visual / Apparent Magnitude15.86
Naked Eye VisibleRequires 8m Telescope - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)01h 09m 29.157
Declination (Dec.)-52° 24` 34.18
Distance from Earth0.09050 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 36040.15 Light Years
 11049.72 Parsecs
 2,279,152,473.53 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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