64 Arietis

Stellar classification



  • X -57
  • Y -91
  • Z -178
→ Sol: 208

Object type

  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
simbad:* 64 Ari


64 Arietis (abbreviated 64 Ari) is a star in the northern constellation of Aries. 64 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of +5.67. This is a giant star with a stellar classification of K4 III. It has 11 times the radius of the Sun and shines with 42 times the Sun's luminosity. This energy is being radiated from the outer envelope at an effective temperature of 4,426 K, giving it the orange-hued glow of a K-type star. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 15.68 mas, this star is approximately 208 light-years (64 parsecs) distant from Earth.

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