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PSR J1807-2459 A

PSR J1807-2459 A is a pulsar that can be located in the constellation of Hydra. The description is based on the spectral class. PSR J1807-2459 A is not part of the constellation but is within the borders of the constellation.

PSR J1807-2459 A has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.

Location of PSR J1807-2459 A

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 star is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For PSR J1807-2459 A, the location is 10h 07m 20.00 and -24° 59` 53.00 .

Physical Properties of PSR J1807-2459 A

PSR J1807-2459 A has a spectral type of PSR.

Distance to PSR J1807-2459 A

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.36 which gives a calculated distance to PSR J1807-2459 A of 9100.54 light years from the Earth or 2790.18 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 9100.54 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 575,511,926.87 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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PSR J1807-2459 A Facts

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NamePSR J1807-2459 A
Spectral TypePSR
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypePulsar
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationHydra
Right Ascension (R.A.)10h 07m 20.00
Declination (Dec.)-24° 59` 53.00
Distance from Earth0.36 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 9100.54 Light Years
 2790.18 Parsecs
 575,511,926.87 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting PSR J1807-2459 A


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
PSR J1807-2459 A bConfirmed0.0700.02000

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