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MOA-2009-BLG-387L

MOA-2009-BLG-387L Facts

  • MOA-2009-BLG-387L is a star that can be located in the constellation of Scorpius. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • MOA-2009-BLG-387L is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Based on the spectral type (M) of the star, the star's colour is red .
  • MOA-2009-BLG-387L has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
  • The star is calculated at being about 18595.40 light years away from us. Distance

Location of MOA-2009-BLG-387L

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 MOA-2009-BLG-387L, the location is 17h 53m 51.00 and -33° 59` 25.00 .

Physical Properties of MOA-2009-BLG-387L

MOA-2009-BLG-387L Temperature and Colour

Based on the star's spectral type of M , MOA-2009-BLG-387L's colour and type is red star. Based on the star's spectral, the stars temperature is between 2,400.00 and 3,700.00 degrees kelvin.

Distance to MOA-2009-BLG-387L

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.17540 which gives a calculated distance to MOA-2009-BLG-387L of 18595.40 light years from the Earth or 5701.25 parsecs. It is about 109,315,390,264,498,501 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 1,175,959,032.42 Astronomical Units from the Earth/Sun give or take a few. An Astronomical Unit is the distance between Earth and the Sun. The number of A.U. is the number of times that the star is from the Earth compared to the Sun.

Travel Time to MOA-2009-BLG-387L

The time it will take to travel to this star is dependent on how fast you are going. U.G. has done some calculations as to how long it will take going at differing speeds. A note about the calculations, when I'm talking about years, I'm talking non-leap years only (365 days).

The New Horizons space probe is the fastest probe that we've sent into space at the time of writing. Its primary mission was to visit Pluto which at the time of launch (2006), Pluto was still a planet.

DescriptionSpeed (m.p.h.)Time (years)
Walking43,117,596,115,726.65
Car120103,919,870,524.22
Airbus A38073616,943,457,150.69
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.26916,252,949,699.40
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.548,126,464,258.28
New Horizons Probe33,000377,890,438.27
Speed of Light670,616,629.0018,595.40

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Additional MOA-2009-BLG-387L Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameMOA-2009-BLG-387L
Spectral TypeM
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
ColourRed
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationScorpius
Right Ascension (R.A.)17h 53m 51.00
Declination (Dec.)-33° 59` 25.00
Distance from Earth0.17540 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 18595.40 Light Years
 5701.25 Parsecs
 1,175,959,032.42 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Calculated Temperature Range2,400.00 - 3,700.00

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting MOA-2009-BLG-387L


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
MOA-2009-BLG-387L bConfirmed1.61970.00020111.8

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