HD 153950

HD 153950

HD 153950
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Scorpius
Right ascension 17h 04m 30.870s[1]
Declination −43° 18′ 35.18″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)7.38
Characteristics
Spectral typeF8V[2]
Apparent magnitude (B)~7.90[2]
Apparent magnitude (J)6.313 ±0.018[2]
Apparent magnitude (H)6.078 ±0.034[2]
Apparent magnitude (K)6.006 ±0.017[2]
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv)30.7 ± 2[2] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 109.69 ± 1.08[1] mas/yr
Dec.: −142.15 ± 0.68[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)20.19 ± 0.70[1] mas
Distance162 ± 6 ly
(50 ± 2 pc)
Details
Mass1.12 ± 0.03 M
Radius1.34 R
Temperature6076 ± 13 K
Metallicity-0.01 ±0.01
Age(4.3 ± 1) × 109 years
Other designations
HIP 83547, SAO 227597, CD-43 11380, LTT 6814, GSC 07881-00474, 2MASS J17043086-4318351, PPM 322565
Database references
data

HD 153950 is a F type star that is hotter and larger than our Sun. It is located in the southern constellation Scorpius. It is a 7th magnitude star at a distance of about 188 light years from Earth.[2]

Planetary system

In October 2008, a planet of the star was discovered. This object was detected using the radial velocity method by search programs conducted using the HARPS spectrograph.[3]

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See also

  • List of extrasolar planets

References

External links

, −43° 18′ 35.17″