Friday, July 6, 2007

Ross 154

Star type
g M3.5 Ve (cool and dim, main sequence red dwarf)

Distance from Earth
g 9.693 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (times Sol)
g 24%; 17%; NA

Brightness (xSol)
g Less than 5/10,000th

g NA

Comparison to Sol
g NA

Picture of star
g See picture at upper right of page

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g None

Habitable zone
g About 0.022 AU with an orbital period of about 2.9 days

Orbital map
g See stellar map
g Stellar map of stars within 47 ly of Sun

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g Barnard's Star, 5.5ly
g Lacaille 8760, 7.4ly
g CD-46 11540, 7.7ly
g BD-12 4523 AB, 8.1 ly
g Alpha Centauri AB, 8.1ly
g Proxima Centauri, 8.2ly
g CD-44 11909, 8.7ly
g Epsilon Indi, 8.9ly
g 70 Ophiuchi 2?, 9.3 ly
g Lacaille 9352, 9.6ly
g EZ Aquarii3, 9.5 ly
g Sol, 9.7ly

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g Located in the eastern part of Constellation Sagittarius, the Archer - northeast of Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii); too faint to be seen by the naked eye

Other names
g V1216 Sagittarii
g Gl 729
g AC-24 2833-183
g Hip 92403
g LHS 3414

Sci-fi mentions
g Mentioned in "Astronomic Distance, Geologic Time" by Bud Sparhawk

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