Delta Trianguli Australis

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δ Trianguli Australis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Triangulum Australe
Right ascension 16h 15m 26.3s
Declination −63° 41' 08"
Apparent magnitude (V) +3.86
Distance 621 ± 72 ly
(190 ± 22 pc)
Spectral type G2Ib-IIa
Other designations
HR 6030, HD 145544, CP-63 3854, FK5 602, HIP 79664, SAO 253474, GC 21819, CCDM 16155-6341

Delta Trianguli Australis (δ TrA, δ Trianguli Australis) is a binary star in the constellation Triangulum Australe. It is approximately 606 light years (182 parsecs) from Earth.[1]

The primary component, Delta Trianguli Australis A, is a yellow G-type supergiant with an apparent magnitude of +3.86.[1] The companion, Delta Trianguli Australis B, is a 12th magnitude star separated by 30 arcseconds from the primary.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delta Trianguli Australis". SIMBAD. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "CPD-63 3854B". SIMBAD. Retrieved 4 October 2012.