Gliese 868

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Piscis Austrinus constellation map

Gliese 868 is a K5V class star located in the night sky at Right ascension 22h 40m 43s and declination −29° 40′ 28″ in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus. [1]

At a distance of 44.5 light years and an absolute magnitude of 7.25, this star has an apparent magnitude of 7.93 when viewed from earth. A photo of the star found [2] The stars surface temperature is estimated at 4263K and about 12% the luminosity of the sun. The star has a total Proper Motion of 0,396 "/yr (93.4 °). [3] [4]

The star is also known as HD214749, HIP-111960, SAO- 191 319 and cd-30° 19255, LTT 9143 and NS 2240-2940.

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  1. University of Hamburg, The. "NEXXUS 2 - The database for Nearby X-ray and extreme UV emitting Stars". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  2. University of Strasbourg, The. "Research:Cataloge". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  3. Sol Stations, The. "Research: K class stars within 100 lightyears". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  4. Wolfram Alpha, 1. "Research: Hip 111960 entry". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  5. Bignall, Rob. "Research: CD -30°19255". Retrieved 30 July 2011.