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NY Virginis

Primary Facts on NY Virginis

NY Virginis's Alternative Names

NY Virginis has alternative name(s) :- NY Vir.

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

Location of NY Virginis

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 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of NY Virginis

NY Virginis has a spectral type of B D. This means the star is a blue star.

NY Virginis Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes

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.

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Additional NY Virginis Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameNY Virginis
Alternative NamesNY Vir
Spectral TypeB D
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
Colour blue
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationVirgo
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.30
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)13h 38m 48.00
Declination (Dec.)-02° 01` 49.00

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count2

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting NY Virginis


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
NY Vir bConfirmed2987.74520113.39
NY Vir cConfirmed9861.75020117.54

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