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OGLE-TR-113 Facts

Location of OGLE-TR-113

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-113, the location is 10h 52m 24.00 and -61° 26` 48.00 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Metallicity, Age, Radius) of OGLE-TR-113

OGLE-TR-113 Colour and Temperature

OGLE-TR-113 has a spectral type of K. This means the star is a orange to red star.

OGLE-TR-113 Radius

OGLE-TR-113 has been calculated as 0.77 times bigger than the Sun. The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 532,287.00.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

The star's metallicity is 0.140000, 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 0.70 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-113

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.67 which gives a calculated distance to OGLE-TR-113 of 4892.21 light years from the Earth or 1499.93 parsecs. It is about 3,280,797,378,560 miles from Earth.

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.

Travel Time to OGLE-TR-113

The time it will take to travel to this star is dependent on how fast you are going. U.G. has done some calculations as to how long it will take going at differing speeds. A note about the calculations, when I'm talking about years, I'm talking non-leap years only (365 days).

The New Horizons space probe is the fastest probe that we've sent into space at the time of writing. Its primary mission was to visit Pluto which at the time of launch (2006), Pluto was still a planet.

DescriptionSpeed (m.p.h.)Time (years)
Walking4820,199,344,640.02
Car12027,339,978,154.67
Airbus A3807364,457,605,133.91
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.2694,275,941,525.80
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.542,137,967,976.44
New Horizons Probe33,00099,418,102.38
Speed of Light670,616,629.004,892.21

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Additional OGLE-TR-113 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameOGLE-TR-113
Spectral TypeK
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
ColourOrange to Red
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCarina
Age0.70 Billion Years Old
Metalicity0.1400
Right Ascension (R.A.)10h 52m 24.00
Declination (Dec.)-61° 26` 48.00
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)0.77

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting OGLE-TR-113


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
OGLE-TR-113 bConfirmed0.171.4320.020040.022989.400

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