HD 111915

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e Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 12h 53m 06.91s[1]
Declination −48° 56′ 35.9″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.33
Characteristics
Spectral type K3-4III
U−B color index +1.58
B−V color index +1.37
Variable type none
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) −2 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -79.19 ± 0.15[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -24.26 ± 0.13[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 11.08 ± 0.19[1] mas
Distance 294 ± 5 ly
(90 ± 2 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −0.50
Other designations
HR 4888, HD 111915, CD−48°7753, FK5 3024, HIP 62867, SAO 223731, GC 17473
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 111915, also known by the Bayer designation e Centauri (e Cen), is a star in the constellation Centaurus.

e Centauri is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.33. It is approximately 294 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