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Wise 0855-0714

Wise 0855-0714 is an undetermined (colour) less luminous star that can be located in the constellation of Hydra.

Location of Wise 0855-0714

The location of the star in the galaxy 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 from celestial equator. The Declination is how up or down compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For Wise 0855-0714, the location is 08h 55m 10.83 and -07d 14' 42.5 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Radius) of Wise 0855-0714

Wise 0855-0714 has a spectral type of Y2. This means the star is an undetermined (colour) coloured less luminous star.

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 Stellar Age, Metallicity or Mass is from the E.U. Exoplanets. The information was obtained as of 12th Feb 2017.

Wise 0855-0714 Facts


Traditional NameWise 0855-0714
Celestial TypeStar
Right Ascension (R.A.)08h 55m 10.83
Declination (Dec.)-07d 14' 42.5
Spectral TypeY2
Star Typeless luminous star


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