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V967 Herculis

V967 Herculis Facts

V967 Herculis's Alternative Names

HIP86846 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue.

V967 Herculis has alternative name(s) :- , V967 Her.

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+35 3057.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Proper Motion of V967 Herculis

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 6.79 ± 0.78 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and -4.00 ± 0.92 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.

Source of Information

The source of the information if it has a Hip I.D. is from Simbad, the Hipparcos data library based at the University at Strasbourg, France. Hipparcos was a E.S.A. satellite operation launched in 1989 for four years. The items in red are values that I've calculated so they could well be wrong. Information regarding Metallicity and/or Mass is from the E.U. Exoplanets. The information was obtained as of 12th Feb 2017.

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Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameV967 Herculis
Alternative NamesHIP 86846, BD+35 3057, V967 Her
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeVariable Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationHercules
Galactic Latitude28.12 degrees
Galactic Longitude60.25 degrees
Distance from Earth0.37 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 8815.23 Light Years
 2702.70 Parsecs
 557,468,007.35 Astronomical Units
Proper Motion Dec.6.79 ± 0.78 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.-4.00 ± 0.92 milliarcseconds/year

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Mean Variability Period in Days0.090
Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)9.249 - 9.364

Sources and Links


SIMBAD SourceLink

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