15 Boötis

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15 Boötis
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Boötes
Right ascension 14h 14m 50.8492s
Declination +10° 06′ 02.197″
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.295
Characteristics
Spectral type K0III
U−B color index 0.77
B−V color index 1.0
R−I color index 0.5
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 16.7 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -22.5 mas/yr
Dec.: -164.31 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 12.79 ± 0.87 mas
Distance 260 ± 20 ly
(78 ± 5 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 6.308
Details
Mass 0,8 M
Radius 0,9 R
Luminosity 0,4 L
Temperature 3,500–5,000 K
Orbit
Companion CCDM 14148+1006 B
KUI 66
Semi-major axis (a) 0,8"
Inclination (i) 121°
Other designations
HR 5330, HD 124679, BD+10°2654, FK5 3131, HIP 69612, SAO 100934, GC 19226, CCDM 14148+1006.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)

15 Boötis is a binary star in the constellation Boötes. It is approximately 255 light years from Earth.

The primary component, 15 Boötis A, is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.29. Its companion, a magnitude +8.1 star, is less than one arcsecond away.

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