HD 88218

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HD 88218
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Antlia
Right ascension 10h 09m 31.76814s[1]
Declination −35° 51′ 24.3767″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.16[2]
Spectral type G0V[3]
U−B color index +0.15[2]
B−V color index +0.60[2]
Radial velocity (Rv) 36.5±0.3[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −442.97±0.33[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +16.04±0.37[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 31.61 ± 0.39[1] mas
Distance 103 ± 1 ly
(31.6 ± 0.4 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 3.71[4]
HD 88218 A
Mass 1.29[5] M
Surface gravity (log g) 4.13[3] cgs
Temperature 5,944[3] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.08[3] dex
Age 8.3[4] Gyr
HD 88218 B
Mass 0.69[5] M
Other designations
CD-35° 6194, HD 88218, HIP 49769, HR 3992, SAO 201109.
Database references
Database references

HD 88218 is a binary star in the southern constellation of Antlia. With an apparent magnitude of 6.16,[2] the system is faintly visible to the naked eye from dark skies. The pair orbit each other with a period of about 86 years.[5]


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  2. ^ a b c d Mermilliod, J.-C. (1986), "Compilation of Eggen's UBV data, transformed to UBV (unpublished)", Catalogue of Eggen's UBV data. SIMBAD, Bibcode:1986EgUBV........0M 
  3. ^ a b c d Gray, R. O.; et al. (July 2006). "Contributions to the Nearby Stars (NStars) Project: Spectroscopy of Stars Earlier than M0 within 40 pc-The Southern Sample". The Astronomical Journal. 132 (1): 161–170. arXiv:astro-ph/0603770free to read. Bibcode:2006AJ....132..161G. doi:10.1086/504637. 
  4. ^ a b c Nordström, B.; et al. (May 2004), "The Geneva-Copenhagen survey of the Solar neighbourhood: Ages, metallicities, and kinematic properties of 14,000 F and G dwarfs", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 418: 989–1019, arXiv:astro-ph/0405198free to read, Bibcode:2004A&A...418..989N, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20035959 
  5. ^ a b c Tokovinin, Andrei (April 2014), "From Binaries to Multiples. II. Hierarchical Multiplicity of F and G Dwarfs", The Astronomical Journal, 147 (4): 14, arXiv:1401.6827free to read, Bibcode:2014AJ....147...87T, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/147/4/87, 87 

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