V380 Orionis

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V380 Ori
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Orion
Right ascension 05h 36m 25.4313s
Declination –06° 42′ 57.704″
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.7
Characteristics
Spectral type A0
Variable type None
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: 3.39 mas/yr
Dec.: –5.61 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 3.72 ± 5.48 mas
Distance approx. 1,000 ly
(approx. 300 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 11.4
Details
Mass 3.5 M
Other designations
BD-06° 1253, HIP 26327.

V380 Ori is a triple-star system located in NGC 1999 near the Orion Nebula. One of the three stars appears to have launched a polar jet that helped to clear the keyhole-shaped hole in the NGC 1999 nebula.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], PIA13109: Big Hole Revealed in Infrared; retrieved 2010-05-19