HD 167965

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HD 167965[1]
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Lyra
Right ascension 18h 15m 38.777s[2]
Declination +42° 09′ 33.64″[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.558
Characteristics
Spectral type B7IV
U−B color index –0.48
B−V color index –0.12
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) –20.5 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: –2.90 ± 0.18[2] mas/yr
Dec.: 0.63 ± 0.19[2] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 5.51 ± 0.17[2] mas
Distance 590 ± 20 ly
(181 ± 6 pc)
Other designations
HR 6845, BD+42°3035, SAO 47342, HIP 89482

HD 167965 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 590 light years from Earth. It is a bluish white subgiant star of the spectral type B7IV, meaning it has a surface temperature of 11,000 to 25,000 kelvins. It is larger and brighter than our Sun, and its surface is at least twice as hot.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Simbad Query Result". Simbad. Retrieved October 16, 2007. 
  2. ^ 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