HD 125072

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HD 125072
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 14h 19m 04.83491s[1]
Declination −59° 22′ 44.5272″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.637[2]
Spectral type K3 IV[3]
U−B color index +0.905[4]
B−V color index +1.025[4]
Radial velocity (Rv) −14.9[5] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −454.35[1] mas/yr
Dec.: −809.49[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 84.76 ± 0.69[1] mas
Distance 38.5 ± 0.3 ly
(11.80 ± 0.10 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 6.28[2]
Mass 0.806±0.017[6] M
Surface gravity (log g) 4.48[3] cgs
Temperature 4,903[3] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] −0.70[7] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 3.97[8] km/s
Age 9.98[7] Gyr
Other designations
CD-58°5564, GJ 542, HD 125072, HIP 69972, LHS 2892, LTT 5625, SAO 241627.[9]
Database references

HD 125072 is K3-IV class star in the constellation Centaurus. The components of the space velocity for this star are U=−18.5, V=−6.9 and W=−26.9 km/s. Based on the composition and kinematics of this star, it has an estimated age of about 10 billion years.[7]


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