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OGLE-TR-10 Facts

Location of OGLE-TR-10

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-TR-10, the location is 17h 51m 28.00 and -29° 52` 34.00 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Metallicity, Age, Radius) of OGLE-TR-10

OGLE-TR-10 Colour and Temperature

OGLE-TR-10 has a spectral type of G or K. This means the star is a white to yellow star.

OGLE-TR-10 Radius

OGLE-TR-10 has been calculated as 1.16 times bigger than the Sun.The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 807,128.00.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

The star's metallicity is 0.100000, this value is the fractional amount of the star that is not Hydrogen (X) or Helium (Y). An older star would have a high metallicity whereas a new star would have a lower one.

The star is believed to be about 1.10 Billion years old. To put in context, the Sun is believed to be about five billion years old and the Universe is about 13.8 billion years old.

Distance to OGLE-TR-10

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.67 which gives a calculated distance to OGLE-TR-10 of 4892.21 light years from the Earth or 1499.93 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 4892.21 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 309,380,615.04 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-TR-10 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameOGLE-TR-10
Spectral TypeG or K
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
ColourWhite to Yellow
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationSagittarius
Age1.10 Billion Years Old
Metalicity0.1000
Right Ascension (R.A.)17h 51m 28.00
Declination (Dec.)-29° 52` 34.00
Distance from Earth0.67 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 4892.21 Light Years
 1499.93 Parsecs
 309,380,615.04 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)1.16

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting OGLE-TR-10


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
OGLE-TR-10 bConfirmed0.153.1010.020040.0416284.500

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