Omega Fornacis

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Omega Fornacis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Fornax[1][2]
Right ascension 2h 33m 50.704s[3]
Declination –28° 13′ 56.44″[3]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.9[1][2]
Characteristics
Spectral type B9.5V[1][2]
U−B color index -0.13[1][2]
B−V color index -0.05[1][2]
R−I color index -0.07[1][2]
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) –0.13 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: –13.24 ± 0.54[3] mas/yr
Dec.: –1.79 ± 0.60[3] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 6.74 ± 0.71[3] mas
Distance approx. 480 ly
(approx. 150 pc)
Details
Temperature 10910 ± 420[4] K
Other designations
CD–28 819,SAO 167882,HD 16046,HR 749, HIP 11918
Database references
SIMBAD data

Omega Fornacis is a star in the Fornax constellation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Pulsating variable Star". SIMBAD. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2012-07-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "VizieR Detailed Page". Retrieved 2012-07-13. 
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ Zorec, J. et al. (2009). "Fundamental parameters of B supergiants from the BCD system. I. Calibration of the (λ_1, D) parameters into Teff". Astronomy and Astrophysics 501 (1): 297–320. arXiv:0903.5134. Bibcode:2009A&A...501..297Z. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/200811147.