5 Tauri

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5 Tauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Taurus
Right ascension 03h 30m 52.37s
Declination +12° 56′ 12.1″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.14
Characteristics
Spectral type K0II-III
Astrometry
Distance 360 ly
(110.43 pc)
Details
5 Tauri A
Mass 4.0+0.7
−0.7
[1] M
5 Tauri B
Mass 1.13 ± 0.13 M
Other designations
Esat, f Tauri, HR 1066, HD 21754, BD+12 486, FK5 125, HIP 16369, SAO 93469, GC 4184.

5 Tauri (5 Tau) is a star in the constellation Taurus. 5 Tauri is an orange K-type giant, a spectroscopic binary, with an apparent magnitude of +4.14. It is approximately 360 light years from Earth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pourbaix, D.; Boffin, H. M. J. (February 2003), "Reprocessing the Hipparcos Intermediate Astrometric Data of spectroscopic binaries. II. Systems with a giant component", Astronomy and Astrophysics 398: 1163–1177, arXiv:astro-ph/0211483, Bibcode:2003A&A...398.1163P, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20021736 

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