Xi1 Centauri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other star systems with this Bayer designation, see Xi Centauri.
ξ1 Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 13h 03m 33.31s[1]
Declination −49° 31′ 38.2″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.83
Characteristics
Spectral type A0V
U−B color index +0.03
B−V color index +0.02
Variable type none
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) +0 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -47.55 ± 0.22[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -11.52 ± 0.13[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 14.79 ± 0.27[1] mas
Distance 221 ± 4 ly
(68 ± 1 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) +0.71
Other designations
HR 4933, HD 113314, CD−48°7887, HIP 63724, SAO 223870, GC 17704
Database references
SIMBAD data

Xi1 Centauri1 Cen, ξ1 Centauri) is a star in the constellation Centaurus. ξ1 Centauri is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +4.83. It is approximately 221 light years from Earth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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