71 Tauri

Stellar classification



  • X 1
  • Y -60
  • Z -148
→ Sol: 160

Object type

  • Variable Star of delta Sct type
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Star in Cluster
  • Infra-Red source
  • Spectroscopic binary
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:* 71 Tau


71 Tauri (71 Tau) is a faint star in the constellation Taurus. This is a yellow-white hued F-type main sequence star with an apparent magnitude of +4.48. Based upon parallax measurements made by the Hipparcos spacecraft, it is located approximately 160 light years from Earth.

This star has about 1.94 times the mass of the Sun. It has a projected rotational velocity of 192 km s−1, for an estimated rotation period of 14.2 days. Extreme ultraviolet flares have been observed coming from this star's hot corona.

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