14 Aurigae

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14 Aurigae or KW Aurigae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension 05h 15m 24.3929s
Declination +32° 41′ 15.361″
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.007
Characteristics
Spectral type A9IVDel
U−B color index 0.19
B−V color index 0.23
Variable type Delta Scuti variable
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) -9.7 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -27.05 mas/yr
Dec.: 12.47 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 12.14 ± 1.17 mas
Distance 270 ± 30 ly
(82 ± 8 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 5.205
Details
Mass 3,1 M
Radius 2,1 R
Luminosity 40 L
Temperature 7,500–10,000 K
Rotation 24 km/s
0,012 Year
Other designations
KW Aurigae, CSI+32 922 1, SBC7 213, GC 6411, ADS 3824, GCRV 3112, HIP 24504, TD1 4235, AG+32° 492, HR 1706, TYC 2394-2028-1, BD+32° 922, GSC 02394-02028, PPM Star Catalogue 70096, UBV 5004, CCDM J05154+3242, HD 33959, ROT 746, SAO 57799.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Database references
SIMBAD data

14 Aurigae or KW Aurigae is a star in the constellation Auriga. Its apparent magnitude is 5.01.

Components[edit]

NAME Right ascension Declination Apparent magnitude (V) Spectral type Database references
ADS 3824 B (ADS 3824 ABC) 05h 15m 24.0s +32° 41' 15 4.94 A9 Simbad
ADS 3824 C (BD+32 922B) 05h 15m 24.3s +32° 41' 25 11.1 Simbad
ADS 3824 D (BD+32 922C) 05h 15m 23.6049s +32° 41' 05.232 7.88 A2 Simbad
ADS 3824 E (BD+32 921) 05h 15m 15.4938s +32° 43' 37.807 10.9 B Simbad

In fiction[edit]

In the novel Waiting for Omega (2016) by David Villa, the protagonist's third home (after Earth and Kruger 60) is given as 14 Aurigae where he lives in orbiting artificial habitats among the dyson spheres that have been constructed around each of the components of that system.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Villa, David (2016). Waiting for Omega. Smashwords. ISBN 9781370669363.