Ross 154

Stellar classification

M

Coordinates

  • X -2
  • Y -2
  • Z 9
→ Sol: 9

Object type

  • Flare Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:Ross 154

Wiki

Ross 154 (V1216 Sgr) is a star in the southern zodiac constellation of Sagittarius. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 10.44, making it much too faint to be seen with the naked eye. At a minimum, viewing Ross 154 requires a telescope with an aperture of 6.5 cm (3 in) under ideal conditions. The distance to this star can be estimated from parallax measurements, which places it at 9.69 light-years (2.97 parsecs) away from Earth. It is the nearest star in the southern constellation Sagittarius, and one of the nearest stars to the Sun.

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