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WISE 0458+6434 A

WISE 0458+6434 A Facts

  • WISE 0458+6434 A is a cool methane dwarf Star that can be located in the constellation of Camelopardalis. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • WISE 0458+6434 A is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Based on the spectral type (T 8.5) of the star, the star's colour is brown.
  • It is calculated at being 1.000 Billion Years old. This information comes from ExoPlanet.
  • WISE 0458+6434 A has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
  • WISE 0458+6434 A has a radius that is 0.10 times bigger than the Suns. Radius
  • The star is calculated at being about 34.25 light years away from us. Distance

Location of WISE 0458+6434 A

The location of the cool methane dwarf 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 WISE 0458+6434 A, the location is 04h 58m 54.00 and 64° 34` 53.00 .

Physical Properties of WISE 0458+6434 A

WISE 0458+6434 A Colour

Based on the star's spectral type of T 8.5 , WISE 0458+6434 A's colour and type is brown cool methane dwarf Star.

WISE 0458+6434 A Radius

WISE 0458+6434 A Radius has been calculated as being 0.10 times bigger than the Sun. The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 68,188.40.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

WISE 0458+6434 A Estimated Age

The star is believed to be about 1.00 Billion years old. To put in context, the Sun is believed to be about five billion years old and the Universe is about 13.8 billion years old.

Distance to WISE 0458+6434 A

The Parallax of the star is given as 95.23810 which gives a calculated distance to WISE 0458+6434 A of 34.25 light years from the Earth or 10.50 parsecs. It is about 201,342,919,031,539 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 2,165,765.37 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.

Travel Time to WISE 0458+6434 A

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.

DescriptionSpeed (m.p.h.)Time (years)
Walking45,742,154,885.81
Car120191,405,162.86
Airbus A38073631,207,363.51
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.26929,935,550.04
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.54 14,967,755.51
New Horizons Probe33,000696,018.77
Speed of Light670,616,629.0034.25

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Additional WISE 0458+6434 A Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameWISE 0458+6434 A
Spectral TypeT 8.5
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star Type Cool Methane Dwarf Star
Colourbrown
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCamelopardalis
Age1.00 Billion Years Old
Right Ascension (R.A.)04h 58m 54.00
Declination (Dec.)64° 34` 53.00
Distance from Earth95.23810 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 34.25 Light Years
 10.50 Parsecs
 2,165,765.37 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)0.10
Calculated Temperature Range0.00 - 0.00

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting WISE 0458+6434 A


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
WISE 0458+6434 A bConfirmed7.025800.00020115
WISE 0458+6434 bConfirmed7.025800.00020115

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