UCAC2 23395816 1RXS J160929.1−210524

Stellar classification

M

Coordinates

  • X 54
  • Y 177
  • Z 435
→ Sol: 473

Object type

  • Pre-main sequence Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • X-ray source
simbad:1RXS J160929.1-210524

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1RXS J160929.1-210524 (also known as GSC 6213-1358 or PZ99 J160930.3-210459) is a pre-main-sequence star nearly 470 light-years away in the constellation of Scorpius.

The star was identified as a member of the Upper Scorpius subgroup of the Scorpius-Centaurus Association by Thomas Preibisch and coauthors in 1998, and originally assigned an age of 5 million years old based on its group membership. A more recent analysis of the ages of the stars in the Upper Scorpius group pegs its average age at 11 million years.

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