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NGP 25 55

NGP 25 55 Facts

NGP 25 55's Alternative Names

BD number is the number that the star was filed under in the Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung, a star catalogue that was put together by the Bonn Observatory between 1859 to 1903. The star's BD Number is BD+25 2497.

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

Location of NGP 25 55

The location of the giant 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 NGP 25 55, the location is 12h 22m 04.9211 and +25° 06` 20.234 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of NGP 25 55

NGP 25 55 Colour and Temperature

NGP 25 55 has a spectral type of G6III. This means the star is a yellow giant star.

Distance to NGP 25 55

The Parallax of the star is given as 1.24 which gives a calculated distance to NGP 25 55 of 2630.35 light years from the Earth or 806.45 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 2630.35 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 166,341,093.92 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 NGP 25 55 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameNGP 25 55
Alternative NamesBD+25 2497
Spectral TypeG6III
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeGiant Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right Ascension (R.A.)12h 22m 04.9211
Declination (Dec.)+25° 06` 20.234
Distance from Earth1.24 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 2630.35 Light Years
 806.45 Parsecs
 166,341,093.92 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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