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MOA-2013-BLG-220L Facts

Location of MOA-2013-BLG-220L

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-2013-BLG-220L, the location is 18h 03m 57.00 and -28° 27` 19.00 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of MOA-2013-BLG-220L

MOA-2013-BLG-220L has a spectral type of Brown Dwarf. This means the star is a blue star.

Distance to MOA-2013-BLG-220L

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.50 which gives a calculated distance to MOA-2013-BLG-220L of 6523.27 light years from the Earth or 2000 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 6523.27 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 412,526,737.97 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.

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Additional MOA-2013-BLG-220L Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameMOA-2013-BLG-220L
Spectral TypeBrown Dwarf
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)18h 03m 57.00
Declination (Dec.)-28° 27` 19.00
Distance from Earth0.50 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 6523.27 Light Years
 2000 Parsecs
 412,526,737.97 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting MOA-2013-BLG-220L

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
MOA-2013-BLG-220L bConfirmed20140.7

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