Omega Boötis

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Omega Boötis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Boötes
Right ascension 15h 02m 06.50855s[1]
Declination +25° 00′ 29.3003″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.82[2]
Distance 371 ± 12[1] ly
(114 ± 4 pc)
Spectral type K4 III[3]
Other designations
41 Boötis, BD+25 2861, FK5 3185, HD 133124, HIP 73568, HR 5600, SAO 83624.
Database references

Omega Boötis (ω Boo, ω Boötis) is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern constellation of Boötes. It has an apparent magnitude of +4.80 and is approximately 371 light years from Earth. Omega Boötis is a K-type giant star.


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  2. ^ Johnson, H. L.; et al. (1966), "UBVRIJKL photometry of the bright stars", Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, 4 (99), Bibcode:1966CoLPL...4...99J. 
  3. ^ Morgan, W. W.; Keenan, P. C. (1973), "Spectral Classification", Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 11: 29, Bibcode:1973ARA&A..11...29M, doi:10.1146/annurev.aa.11.090173.000333. 

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