TX Canum Venaticorum has alternative name(s) :- TX CVn.
BD number is the number that the star was filed under in the Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung, a star catalogue that was put together by the Bonn Observatory between 1859 to 1903. The star's BD Number is BD+37 2318.
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The location of the Zombie 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 TX Canum Venaticorum, the location is 12 44 42.0645704232 and +36 45 50.622366015 .
All stars like planets orbit round a central spot, in the case of planets, its the central star such as the Sun. In the case of a star, its the galactic centre. The constellations that we see today will be different than they were 50,000 years ago or 50,000 years from now. Proper Motion details the movements of these stars and are measured in milliarcseconds. The star is moving -5.35 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and -13.73 milliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon. . When the value is negative then the star and the Sun are getting closer to one another, likewise, a positive number means that two stars are moving away. Its nothing to fear as the stars are so far apart, they won't collide in our life-time, if ever.
Based on the star's spectral type of B1-B9Veq+K0III-M4 C , TX Canum Venaticorum's colour and type is blue Zombie Star. Based on the star's spectral, the stars temperature is between 10,000.00 and 30,000.00 degrees kelvin.
The Parallax of the star is given as 0.35280 which gives a calculated distance to TX Canum Venaticorum of 9244.99 light years from the Earth or 2834.47 parsecs. It is about 54,347,832,788,828,743 miles from Earth.
The star is roughly 584,647,331.48 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.
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.
|Description||Speed (m.p.h.)||Time (years)|
|Speed of Sound (Mach 1)||767.269||8,080,404,693.71|
|Concorde (Mach 2)||1,534.54||4,040,197,081.17|
|New Horizons Probe||33,000||187,874,061.48|
|Speed of Light||670,616,629.00||9,244.99|
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||TX Canum Venaticorum|
|Alternative Names||TX CVn, BD+37 2318|
|Spectral Type||B1-B9Veq+K0III-M4 C|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Star Type||Zombie Star|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||12 44 42.0645704232|
|Declination (Dec.)||+36 45 50.622366015|
|Distance from Earth||0.35280 Parallax (milliarcseconds)|
|9244.99 Light Years|
|584,647,331.48 Astronomical Units|
|Proper Motion Dec.||-5.34500 milliarcseconds/year|
|Proper Motion RA.||-13.72700 milliarcseconds/year|
|Calculated Temperature Range||10,000.00 - 30,000.00|
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