R Apodis

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R Apodis
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Apus
Right ascension 14h 57m 52.98366s[1]
Declination −76° 39′ 45.5556″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.38
Characteristics
Spectral type K4 III
U−B color index 1.7
B−V color index 1.45
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) -31.2 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -68.69[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -15.71[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 8.71 ± 0.25[1] mas
Distance 370 ± 10 ly
(115 ± 3 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −0.22 ± 0.16[2]
Details
Mass 1.18 ± 0.20[2] M
Radius 26.3 ± 2.6[2] R
Luminosity 1000[citation needed] L
Surface gravity (log g) 1.64 ± 0.11[2] cgs
Temperature 4,158[2] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] −0.07[2] dex
Age 5.14 ± 2.43[2] Gyr
Other designations
GCRV 8654, HR 5540, SAO 257212, CD-76° 688, IRAS 14520-7627, CPC 21.3 1817, GSC 09428-02897, 2MASS J14575300-7639454, TYC 9428-2897-1, CPD-76° 924, HD 131109, N30 3367, AAVSO 1446-76, FK5 3175, PLX 3358, GC 20057, HIP 73223, PPM 372479.
Database references
SIMBAD data

R Apodis (R Aps) is a star in the constellation Apus.

R Apodis is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.38. It is approximately 370 light years from Earth. Although it carries the variable star designation R Apodis, it is now not thought[weasel words] to be a variable star.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (November 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 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g da Silva, L. et al. (November 2006), "Basic physical parameters of a selected sample of evolved stars", Astronomy and Astrophysics 458 (2): 609–623, arXiv:astro-ph/0608160, Bibcode:2006A&A...458..609D, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20065105 

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