HD 176871

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HD 176871[1]
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Lyra
Right ascension 19h 1m 17.3567s
Declination +26° 17' 29.080"
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.683
Spectral type B5V
U−B color index -0.55
B−V color index -0.08
Radial velocity (Rv) -14 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -0.74 mas/yr
Dec.: -9.10 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 4.68 ± 0.58 mas
Distance approx. 700 ly
(approx. 210 pc)
Other designations
HD 176871, HR 7202, BD+26°3429, SAO 86707, HIP 93393, GC 26151, GSC 02130-02667

HD 176871 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 700 light years away from Earth. It is a bluish white star of the spectral type B5V, meaning it possesses a surface temperature of 11,000 to 25,000 kelvins and is a dwarf star, like our Sun. Its surface is at least twice as hot as the Sun, and it is several thousand times as luminous.[1]


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