Saturday, November 10, 2007

107 Piscium

Star type
g K1 V

Distance from Earth
g 24.36 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g 6 Gyr

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g 96.3%; 89%; 5200 K

Brightness (xSol)
g 37%

g 63%

Comparison to Sol
g See chart (similar to Alpha Centauri B)

Picture of star
g NA

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g None; definitely no planets in torch orbit

Habitable zone
g 0.623 A.U.s; such a planet would orbit star every 202.275 days; angular size of star in sky would be 0.823596 degrees. Porto de Mello lists it as one of 13 nearby astrobiologically interesting stars.

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g Catalogue Astrographique +25°7918: 6.52768 ly
g Bonner Durchmusterung +6°398: 7.7992 ly; (habitable K3 V)
g Bonner Durchmusterung +4°123: 8.42785 ly; (habitable class K2 V)
g Catalogue Astrographique +3°2259-31: 8.59696 ly
g Luyten 1305-10: 9.48781 ly

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g In the northeastern part (01:42:29.76+20:16:06.62, ICRS 2000.0) of Constellation Pisces, the Fish, northwest of Sheratan (Beta Arietis) and southeast of the Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

Other names
g Gliese 68
g BD +19°279
g HIP 7981
g LHS 1287
g HR 493
g HD 10476
g SAO 74883
g NSV 600
g 107 Psc
g CCDM J01425+2016A
g GC 2080
g GCTP 356
g IDS 01371+1947 A
g LFT 153
g LTT 10596
g NLTT 5685
g PPM 91014
g WDS 01425+2016A

Sci-fi mentions
g In "Absolution Gap," a novel by Alastair Reynolds, The 107 Piscium system has a gas giant named Haldora and a habitable moon named Hela, which is colonized by humans in the 27th and 28th centuries.
g Known as the Feidlech (Aske) System in the ArcBuilder Universe.

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