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HIP 76795, HD139505

HIP 76795 Facts

HIP 76795's Alternative Names

HIP76795 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue. The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD139505.

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

Proper Motion of HIP 76795

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 -0.89 ± 0.64 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and -4.88 ± 0.91 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.

Source of Information

The source of the information if it has a Hip I.D. is from Simbad, the Hipparcos data library based at the University at Strasbourg, France. Hipparcos was a E.S.A. satellite operation launched in 1989 for four years. The items in red are values that I've calculated so they could well be wrong. Information regarding Metallicity and/or Mass is from the E.U. Exoplanets. The information was obtained as of 12th Feb 2017.

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Additional HIP 76795 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameHIP 76795
Alternative NamesHD 139505, HIP 76795
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationNorma
Galactic Latitude2.24 degrees
Galactic Longitude327.17 degrees
Distance from Earth0.44 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 7412.80 Light Years
 2272.73 Parsecs
 468,780,946.59 Astronomical Units
Proper Motion Dec.-0.89 ± 0.64 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.-4.88 ± 0.91 milliarcseconds/year

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Sources and Links


SIMBAD SourceLink

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