V394 Aurigae

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V394 Aurigae
Auriga constellation map.svg
Red circle.svg
Location of V394 Aurigae (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension  06h 06m 22.44559s
Declination +29° 30′ 44.6764″
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.01 - 6.11[1]
Characteristics
Spectral type M3II+F7V
U−B color index 1.94
B−V color index 1.73
Variable type Semi-regular
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv)-36.00 ± 0.21 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 11.63 ± 0.48 mas/yr
Dec.: -6.21 ± 0.27 mas/yr
Parallax (π)4.44 ± 0.42 mas
Distance730 ± 70 ly
(230 ± 20 pc)
Details
Luminosity1075[2] L
Temperature3589[2] K
Orbit
CompanionCCDM 06064+2931 B
Semi-major axis (a)10.0″
Inclination (i)209°
Other designations
DO 11899, HIC 28930, PPM Star Catalogue 95388, STT 129, GC 7725, HIP 28930, SAO 77958, ADS 4673, GCRV 3829, HR 2146, AG+29° 663, IDS 06000+2931, TYC 1876-1774-1, BD+29° 1112, IRAS 06031+2931, UBV M 11751, CCDM J06064+2931, GSC 01876-01774, IRC +30137, YZ 29 2943, CSI+29 1112 1, HD 41429, 2MASS J06062243+2930445.
Database references
SIMBADdata

V394 Aurigae is a semi-regular variable star in the constellation Auriga. It varies between magnitudes 6.01 and 6.11.[1] Located around 730 light-years distant, it shines with a luminosity approximately 1075 times that of the Sun and has a surface temperature of 3589 K.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Watson, Christopher (4 January 2010). "V394 Aurigae". The International Variable Star Index. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b c McDonald, I.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Boyer, M. L. (2012). "Fundamental Parameters and Infrared Excesses of Hipparcos Stars". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 427 (1): 343–57. arXiv:1208.2037. Bibcode:2012MNRAS.427..343M. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21873.x.