Chi Herculis

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Chi Herculis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Hercules
Right ascension 15h 52m 40.54141s [1]
Declination +42° 27′ 05.4664″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.62
Absolute magnitude (V) 3.59[2]
Distance 52[3] ly
(16 pc)
Spectral type F8Ve...[1]
Other designations
1 Her, Gliese 602, HD 142373, HIP 77760, HR 5914, SAO 45772
Database references
SIMBAD data

Chi Herculis (χ Her) is a star in the constellation Hercules. Its apparent magnitude is 4.62. It is a yellow class F dwarf star, with a temperature of around 5840 °K.[3] It is about 3 solar luminosities, 1.7 solar radii, and about 15% more massive than the sun. It is near the end of its life as a main-sequence star that fuses hydrogen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, LHS 3127 (accessed 22 September 2012)
  2. ^ "Chi Herculis (HIP 77760)". Ashland Astronomy Studio. Retrieved 3 Jan 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Kaler, Jim (8 Aug 2008). "Chi Her (Chi Herculis)". Stars. Retrieved 3 Jan 2013.