HIP65818 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue.
V969 Centauri has alternative name(s) :- , V969 Cen.
More details on star alternative names can be found at Star Names .
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 V969 Centauri, the location is 13h 29m 34.29 and -61° 11` 36.1 .
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.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||V969 Centauri|
|Alternative Names||HIP 65818, V969 Cen|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Star Type||Variable Star|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||10.10|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||13h 29m 34.29|
|Declination (Dec.)||-61° 11` 36.1|
|Galactic Latitude||1.34 degrees|
|Galactic Longitude||307.51 degrees|
|Distance from Earth||0.54 Parallax (milliarcseconds)|
|6040.06 Light Years|
|381,968,819.85 Astronomical Units|
|Radial Velocity||-35.00 ± 8.70 km/s|
|Mean Variability Period in Days||0.188|
|Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)||10.030 - 10.249|
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