43 Sagittarii

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43 Sagittarii
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Location of 43 Sagittarii (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Sagittarius
Right ascension 19h 17m 38.07940s[1]
Declination −18° 57′ 10.4680″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.88[2]
Spectral type G8II-III[3]
U−B color index +0.81[4]
B−V color index +1.02[4]
Radial velocity (Rv) +15.20[5] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -9.96[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -10.60[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 6.77 ± 0.27[1] mas
Distance 480 ± 20 ly
(148 ± 6 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) -0.96[2]
Mass 3.30[6] M
Radius 23.99[6] R
Luminosity 277[6] L
Surface gravity (log g) 2.22[6] cgs
Temperature 4,813[6] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.18[6] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 4.2[7] km/s
Other designations
d Sagittarii, BD-19°5379, FK5 722, GC 26589, GSC 06304-00334, HIP 94820, HR 7304, HD 180540, SAO 162413
Database references

43 Sagittarii (43 Sgr) is a class G8II-III[3] (yellow bright giant) star in the constellation Sagittarius. Its apparent magnitude is 4.88[2] and it is approximately 482 light years away based on parallax.[1]


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  6. ^ a b c d e f Reffert, Sabine; Bergmann, Christoph; Quirrenbach, Andreas; Trifonov, Trifon; Künstler, Andreas (2015). "Precise radial velocities of giant stars". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 574: A116. arXiv:1412.4634Freely accessible. Bibcode:2015A&A...574A.116R. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201322360.  Vizier catalog entry
  7. ^ De Medeiros, J. R.; Alves, S.; Udry, S.; Andersen, J.; Nordström, B.; Mayor, M. (2014). "A catalog of rotational and radial velocities for evolved stars". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 561: A126. arXiv:1312.3474Freely accessible. Bibcode:2014A&A...561A.126D. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201220762.  Vizier catalog entry