15 Draconis

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15 Draconis
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Draco
Right ascension 16h 27m 59.01603s[1]
Declination +68° 46′ 05.3051″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.94[2]
Spectral type A0 III[3]
B−V color index −0.051±0.006[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)−6.7±2.8[2] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −24.818[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +33.623[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)7.2102 ± 0.1296[1] mas
Distance452 ± 8 ly
(139 ± 2 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)−0.93[2]
Radius3.3[4] R
Luminosity285.53[2] L
Surface gravity (log g)3.4[5] cgs
Temperature9,980[5] K
Rotational velocity (v sin i)154[6] km/s
Other designations
15 Dra, BD+69° 850, FK5 619, HD 149212, HIP 80650, HR 6161, SAO 17107[7]
Database references

15 Draconis is a single[8] star in the northern circumpolar constellation of Draco. Its apparent magnitude is 4.96.


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