HD 91324

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HD 91324
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Vela
Right ascension 10h 31m 21.82161s[1]
Declination −53° 42′ 55.7432″[1]
Spectral type F9VFe-0.8CH-0.7[1]

HD 91324 is a binary F9V star in the constellation Vela. Its apparent magnitude is 4.89. 2MASS J10313234–5338010 was found to be a possible companion to HD 91324 through a proper motion study combining data from the Two Micron All-Sky Survey and the WISE space telescope. The projected separation of the two stars is 6700 AU. Proper motion measurements for the two stars is almost identical making HD 91324 a binary star. The photometry of 2MASS J10313234–5338010 is consistent with a red dwarf of spectral type M5 or M6[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, LTT 3860 (accessed 15 March 2013)
  2. ^ Luhman, Kevin L.; et al. (2012). "New M, L, and T Dwarf Companions to Nearby Stars from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer". The Astrophysical Journal. 760 (2). 152. arXiv:1211.3977Freely accessible. Bibcode:2012ApJ...760..152L. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/760/2/152.