45 Ophiuchi

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45 Ophiuchi
Ophiuchus constellation map.svg
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Location of 45 Ophiuchi (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Ophiuchus
Right ascension 17h 27m 21.27571s[1]
Declination −29° 52′ 01.3262″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.28[2]
Spectral type F5III-IV[3]
U−B color index +0.11[4]
B−V color index +0.40[4]
Radial velocity (Rv) +38.00[5] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: +17.08[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -138.02[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 29.23 ± 0.20[1] mas
Distance 111.6 ± 0.8 ly
(34.2 ± 0.2 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 1.61[2]
Mass 1.71[6] M
Radius 3.2[6] R
Luminosity 19.07[2] L
Surface gravity (log g) 3.67[6] cgs
Temperature 6,761[6] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] +0.03[2] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 65.4[7] km/s
Other designations
d Ophiuchi, CD-29 13557, FK5 646, GC 23627, HIP 85423, HR 6492, HD 157919, SAO 185412
Database references

45 Ophiuchi is a class F5III-IV[3] (yellow-white giant) star in the constellation Ophiuchus. Its apparent magnitude is 4.28[2] and it is approximately 111.6 light years away based on parallax.[1]


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