NY Virginis has alternative name(s) :- NY Vir.
More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .
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 NY Virginis, the location is 13h 38m 48.00 and -02° 01` 49.00 .
NY Virginis has a spectral type of B D. This means the star is a blue star.
NY Virginis has an apparent magnitude of 13.30 which is how bright we see the star from Earth. Apparent Magnitude is also known as Visual Magnitude. Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||NY Virginis|
|Alternative Names||NY Vir|
|Spectral Type||B D|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||13.30|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||13h 38m 48.00|
|Declination (Dec.)||-02° 01` 49.00|
|Name||Status||Mass (Jupiters)||Orbital Period (Days)||Eccentricity||Discovered||Semi-Major Axis||Periastron|
|NY Vir b||Confirmed||2987.745||2011||3.39|
|NY Vir c||Confirmed||9861.750||2011||7.54|
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