HD 218061

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HD 218061
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Aquarius
Right ascension 23h 5m 13s [1]
Declination −17° 4′ 45″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.16 [1]
Absolute magnitude (V) -0.33 [1]
Distance 650 ± 60 [1] ly
(198 ± 20 [1] pc)
Spectral type K4III [1]
Other designations
HIP 113998, HR 8783, HD 218061, SAO 165481 [1]

HD 218061 is a class K4III (orange giant) star in the constellation Aquarius. Its apparent magnitude is 6.16 and it is approximately 650 light years away based on parallax. [1]

It has a companion B of apparent magnitude 11.4 and separation 55.1",[2] corresponding to roughly absolute magnitude 4.9 and a separation of 11000 AU if the distance from Earth is the same.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i SIMBAD, HD 218061 (accessed 20 September 2015)
  2. ^ Catalog of Components of Double and Multiple Stars, CCDM J23052-1705B (accessed 20 September 2015)