71 Ophiuchi

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71 Ophiuchi
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Location of 71 Ophiuchi (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Ophiuchus
Right ascension 18h 07m 18.35921s[1]
Declination 8° 44′ 01.9156″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.64[2]
Spectral type G8III[3]
U−B color index +0.73[4]
B−V color index +0.97[4]
Radial velocity (Rv) -3.00[5] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: +8.28[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +29.45[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 11.96 ± 0.28[1] mas
Distance 273 ± 6 ly
(84 ± 2 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 0.03[2]
Mass 2.64[6] M
Radius 14.25[6] R
Luminosity 105[6] L
Surface gravity (log g) 2.57[6] cgs
Temperature 4,895[6] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.04[6] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 2.2[7] km/s
Other designations
BD+08°3582, GC 24693, HIP 88765, HR 6770, HD 165760, SAO 123140
Database references

71 Ophiuchi is a class G8III[3] (yellow giant) star in the constellation Ophiuchus. Its apparent magnitude is 4.64[2] and it is approximately 273 light years away based on parallax.[1]


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