E Centauri

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For e Centauri, see HD 111915.
E Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 12h 08m 14.712s[1]
Declination −48° 41′ 32.95″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.34
Characteristics
Spectral type B9V
U−B color index −0.04
B−V color index −0.01
Variable type none
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) +3 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -20.11 ± 0.20[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -6.29 ± 0.21[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 5.44 ± 0.30[1] mas
Distance 600 ± 30 ly
(180 ± 10 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −0.94
Other designations
HR 4620, HD 105416, CD−47°7396, HIP 59184, SAO 223235, GC 16581
Database references
SIMBAD data

E Centauri (E Cen) is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is a blue-white B-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +5.34 and is approximately 600 light years from Earth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (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.  Vizier catalog entry