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WISE 1828+2650

WISE 1828+2650 Facts

  • WISE 1828+2650 is a Sub-Brown Dwarf Star that can be located in the constellation of Lyra. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • WISE 1828+2650 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Based on the spectral type (Y2) of the star, the star's colour is brown.
  • It is calculated at being 5.000 Billion Years old. This information comes from ExoPlanet.
  • WISE 1828+2650 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
  • The star is calculated at being about 45.66 light years away from us. Distance

Location of WISE 1828+2650

The location of the Sub-Brown 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 1828+2650, the location is 18h 28m 31.09 and 26° 50` 37.72 .

Physical Properties of WISE 1828+2650

WISE 1828+2650 Colour

Based on the star's spectral type of Y2 , WISE 1828+2650's colour and type is brown Sub-Brown Dwarf Star.

WISE 1828+2650 Estimated Age

The star is believed to be about 5.00 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 1828+2650

The Parallax of the star is given as 71.42860 which gives a calculated distance to WISE 1828+2650 of 45.66 light years from the Earth or 14.00 parsecs. It is about 268,418,034,539,564 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 2,887,687.17 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 1828+2650

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)
Airbus A38073641,603,743.59
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.26939,908,239.85
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5419,954,093.92
New Horizons Probe33,000927,889.55
Speed of Light670,616,629.0045.66

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Additional WISE 1828+2650 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameWISE 1828+2650
Spectral TypeY2
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star Type Sub-Brown Dwarf Star
GalaxyMilky Way
Age5.00 Billion Years Old
Right Ascension (R.A.)18h 28m 31.09
Declination (Dec.)26° 50` 37.72
Distance from Earth71.42860 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 45.66 Light Years
 14.00 Parsecs
 2,887,687.17 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

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