Primary Facts on Wasp 144
- Wasp 144's star type is main sequence dwarf star that can be located in the constellation of Microscopium. The description is based on the spectral class.
- Wasp 144 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
- Based on the spectral type (K2V) of the star, the star's colour is orange to red .
Location of Wasp 144
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 Wasp 144, the location is 21 23 03.0 and -40 02 54 .
Physical Properties (Colour) of Wasp 144
Wasp 144 has a spectral type of K2V. This means the star is a orange to red main sequence dwarf star.