16 Lyrae

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16 Lyrae[1]
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Lyra
Right ascension 19h 1m 26.3713s
Declination +46° 56' 05.325"
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.013
Characteristics
Spectral type A7V
U−B color index +0.09
B−V color index +0.19
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 7.6 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 13.58 mas/yr
Dec.: -86.10 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 25.54 ± 0.46 mas
Distance 128 ± 2 ly
(39.2 ± 0.7 pc)
Other designations
16 Lyrae, HR 7215, BD+46°2602, HD 177196, SAO 48011, HIP 93408, GC 26181, GSC 03545-03041

16 Lyrae (16 Lyr) is a 5th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 128 light years away from Earth. It is a white star of the spectral type A7V, meaning it has a surface temperature of 7,500 to 11,000 kelvins. It is a dwarf star, like our Sun, but much hotter and brighter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Simbad Query Result". Simbad. Retrieved October 15, 2007.