94 Aquarii

Stellar classification



  • X -26
  • Y -62
  • Z 14
→ Sol: 69

Object type

  • Spectroscopic binary
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • Rotationally variable Star
  • UV-emission source
simbad:* 94 Aqr


94 Aquarii (abbreviated 94 Aqr) is a triple star system in the equatorial constellation of Aquarius. 94 Aquarii is the Flamsteed designation. The brightest member has an apparent visual magnitude of 5.19, making it visible to the naked eye. An annual parallax shift of 47.35 milliarcseconds yields a distance estimate of around 69 light-years (21 parsecs) from Earth.

The inner pair of this triple star system form a spectroscopic binary with an orbital period of 2323.6 days (6.36 years), a low orbital eccentricity of 0.08, and a combined visual magnitude of 5.19. The primary component of this pair has a stellar classification of G8.5 IV, with the luminosity class of IV indicating this is a subgiant star. At an angular separation of 13.0 arcseconds from this pair is a magnitude 7.52 K-type main sequence star with a classification of K2 V.

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