S Arae

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S Arae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Ara
Right ascension 17h 59m 10.7311s[1]
Declination −49° 26′ 00.453″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 9.92 to 11.24[2]
Characteristics
Spectral type A3[1]
B−V color index 0.9[1]
Variable type RRAB[2]
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 185 ± 655.35[1] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −26.24[1] mas/yr
Dec.: −8.44[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 0.51 ± 2.15[1] mas
Distance approx. 10,000 ly
(approx. 2,000 pc)
Other designations
S Ara, CD−49 11833, CPD−49 10361, HIP 88064.[1]
Database references
SIMBAD data

S Arae (S Ara) is an A-type star in the constellation of Ara.[1] It has an apparent visual magnitude which varies between 9.92 and 11.24.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j V* S Ara -- Variable Star of RR Lyr type, database entry, SIMBAD. Accessed on line November 10, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c S Ara, database entry, The combined table of GCVS Vols I-III and NL 67-78 with improved coordinates, General Catalogue of Variable Stars, Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow, Russia. Accessed on line November 10, 2009.