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OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L Facts

Location of OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L

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 OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L, the location is 17h 55m 52.00 and -29° 49` 07.00 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L

OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L Colour and Temperature

OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L has a spectral type of M. This means the star is a red star.

Distance to OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.15 which gives a calculated distance to OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L of 21846.17 light years from the Earth or 6697.92 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 21846.17 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 1,381,535,544.39 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 OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameOGLE-2012-BLG-0724L
Spectral TypeM
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)17h 55m 52.00
Declination (Dec.)-29° 49` 07.00
Distance from Earth0.15 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 21846.17 Light Years
 6697.92 Parsecs
 1,381,535,544.39 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
OGLE-2012-BLG-0724L bConfirmed0.2620161.6

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