Sunday, January 13, 2013

Zeta Virginis

Star type
g A3 V

Distance from Earth
g 73.2 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g NA; 190%; NA

Brightness (xSol)
g 1960%

g NA

Comparison to Sol
g NA

Picture of star
g NA

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g NA

Habitable zone
g NA

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g NA

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g In constellation Virgo

Other names
g Zet Vir, HR 5107, HD 118098, Heze

Sci-fi mentions
g In “Star Trek” universe, star is in the Romulan Neutral Zone. The planet and star are never mentioned in the broadcast or the filmed series but appears in a novel and the “Star Trek: Star Charts.” In the broadcast series, it is near the planet Eden, according to “Star Charts.” The charts, however, places the star a bit too close to Sol than current measurements give for its distance.

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