60 Sagittarii

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60 Sagittarii
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Sagittarius
Right ascension 19h 58m 57.1987s[1]
Declination −26° 11′ 44.762″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.851[1]
Characteristics
Spectral type G5III[1]
U−B color index +0.55[2]
B−V color index +0.90[2]
R−I color index +0.47[2]
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) −48.6 ± 2[1] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 34.50[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 24.74[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 9.58 ± 0.83[1] mas
Distance 340 ± 30 ly
(104 ± 9 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −0.2[3]
Other designations
60 Sgr, A Sagittarii,[4] A Sgr, CD−26 14682, CPD−26 6895, GC 27658, HD 189005, HIP 98353, HR 7618, PPM 270516, SAO 188778.[1][2]
Database references
SIMBAD data

60 Sagittarii (60 Sgr), or A Sagittarii (A Sgr),[4] is a G-type giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.[1] It is approximately 340 light-years from the Earth. It is the northwest corner of the asterism called the Terebellum and, with an apparent magnitude of approximately 4.851, it is the dimmest of the four stars in the Terebellum.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k HIP 98353 -- Star, database entry, SIMBAD. Accessed on line November 19, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d HR 7618, database entry, The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version), D. Hoffleit and W. H. Warren, Jr., CDS ID V/50. Accessed on line November 19, 2009.
  3. ^ From apparent magnitude and parallax.
  4. ^ a b HD 189005, database record, HD-DM-GC-HR-HIP-Bayer-Flamsteed Cross Index, N. D. Kostjuk, Institute of Astronomy of Russian Academy of Sciences, 2002; CDS ID IV/27. Accessed on line November 19, 2009.