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-0950L, the location is 18h 08m 04.62 and -29° 43` 53.70 .
OGLE-2012-BLG-0950L has a spectral type of M. This means the star is a red star.
The Parallax of the star is given as 0.33 which gives a calculated distance to OGLE-2012-BLG-0950L of 9785.88 light years from the Earth or 3000.30 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 9785.88 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.
The star is roughly 618,851,985.96 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.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||OGLE-2012-BLG-0950L|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||18h 08m 04.62|
|Declination (Dec.)||-29° 43` 53.70|
|Distance from Earth||0.33 Parallax (milliarcseconds)|
|9785.88 Light Years|
|618,851,985.96 Astronomical Units|
|Name||Status||Mass (Jupiters)||Orbital Period (Days)||Eccentricity||Discovered||Semi-Major Axis||Periastron|
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