60 Aquarii

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60 Aquarii
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Aquarius
Right ascension 22h 34m 02.91250s[1]
Declination –01° 34′ 27.3601″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.89[2]
Characteristics
Spectral type G6 III[3]
U−B color index +0.73[2]
B−V color index +1.00[2]
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) –8[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: +40.30[1] mas/yr
Dec.: –35.92[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 9.38 ± 0.47[1] mas
Distance 350 ± 20 ly
(107 ± 5 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) +0.14[3]
Details
Mass 2.77[3] M
Luminosity 89[3] L
Surface gravity (log g) 2.88[5] cgs
Temperature 4,820[5] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] –0.24[5] dex
Age 437[3] Myr
Other designations
BD–02 5781, HD 213789, HIP 111394, HR 8590, SAO 146160.[6]

60 Aquarii is the Flamsteed designation for a star in the equatorial constellation of Aquarius. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 5.89[2] and is about 350 light-years (110 parsecs) from Earth.[1] This is a giant star with a stellar classification of G6 III.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f van Leeuwen, F. (November 2007), "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction", Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653–664, arXiv:0708.1752, Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357 
  2. ^ a b c d Johnson, H. L. et al. (1966). "UBVRIJKL photometry of the bright stars". Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory 4 (99). Bibcode:1966CoLPL...4...99J. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f Takeda, Yoichi et al. (August 2008), "Stellar Parameters and Elemental Abundances of Late-G Giants", Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan 60 (4): 781–802, arXiv:0805.2434, Bibcode:2008PASJ...60..781T. 
  4. ^ Wilson, Ralph Elmer (1953), General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities, Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, Bibcode:1953QB901.W495...... 
  5. ^ a b c McWilliam, Andrew (December 1990), "High-resolution spectroscopic survey of 671 GK giants", Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (PDF) 74: 1075–1128, Bibcode:1990ApJS...74.1075M, doi:10.1086/191527. 
  6. ^ "60 Aqr -- Star in double system", SIMBAD (Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg), retrieved 2012-07-13. 

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