Thursday, October 11, 2007

HR 8832

Star type
g K3V

Distance from Earth
g 21.28 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g 1.189 billion years (27.027 billion left on main sequence)

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g 80%-81%; 81%; 5100 K
Brightness (xSol)
g 21%

g May be as enriched as Sol with elements heavier than hydrogen

Comparison to Sol
g See chart

Picture of star
g NA

Star system features
g Flare star; inactive chromospheres

Known planets
g No evidence for Jupiter-sized sized object within three AUs and objects larger than three Jupiter-masses within six AUs

Habitable zone
g About 0.46 AU (just beyond Mercury's orbital distance); such a planet would have an orbital period of about 125 days (just over a third of an Earth year). Porto de Mello lists it as one of 13 nearby astrobiologically interesting stars. Probability of a habitable planet rated as 1.1%.

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g Eta Cassiopeiae AB: 4.9 ly
g EV Lacertae AB: 6.3 ly
g BD+61 2068 AB: 7.2 ly
g Mu Cassiopeiae AB: 7.3 ly
g Kruger 60 AB: 8.4 ly
g AC+71 532: 9.3 ly
g Sigma Draconis: 9.5 ly
g AC+65 6955: 9.7 ly

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g Northwestern part of Constellation Cassiopeia, the Lady of the Chair - west of Schedar (Alpha Cassiopeiae) and Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae) and south of the Bubble Nebula

Other names
g NSV 14458
g CSV 8833
g BD+56 2966
g Gl 892
g Hip 114622
g HD 219134
g SAO 35236
g FK5 875
g LHS 71
g LTT 16826
g LFT 1767

Sci-fi mentions
g NA

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