109 Virginis

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109 Virginis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Virgo
Right ascension 14h 46m 14.9s
Declination +1° 53′ 34″
Apparent magnitude (V) +3.72[1]
Distance 129 ± 4 ly
(39 ± 1 pc)
Spectral type A0 V[1]
Other designations
BD+02 2862, FK5 547, HD 130109, HIP 72220, HR 5511, SAO 120648.

109 Virginis is the seventh brightest star in the constellation Virgo.

109 Virginis is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +3.73. It is approximately 129 light years from Earth. This star has 2.3 times the mass of the Sun and 1.7 times the Sun's radius. It shines with 23 times the luminosity of the Sun, with the energy being radiated from its outer atmosphere at an effective temperature of 9,820 K.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Malagnini, M. L.; Morossi, C. (November 1990), "Accurate absolute luminosities, effective temperatures, radii, masses and surface gravities for a selected sample of field stars", Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series 85 (3): 1015–1019, Bibcode:1990A&AS...85.1015M