51 Arietis

Stellar classification



  • X -24
  • Y -31
  • Z -55
→ Sol: 68

Object type

  • High proper-motion Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
simbad:* 51 Ari


51 Arietis (abbreviated 51 Ari) is a star in the northern constellation of Aries. 51 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 6.6 and is an estimated 67.3 light-years (20.6 parsecs) distant from the Earth. This is a G-type main sequence star with a stellar classification of G8 V. Similar to the Sun, it has 1.04 times the mass and 0.99 times the radius. It radiates 92% of the Sun's luminosity from its outer atmosphere at an effective temperature of 5,666 K. This heat gives it the golden-hued glow of a G-type star.

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