17 Monocerotis

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17 Monocerotis
Monoceros constellation map.svg
Red circle.svg
Location of 17 Monocerotis (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Monoceros
Right ascension 06h 47m 19.83031s[1]
Declination 8° 02′ 14.1154″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.77[2]
Spectral type K4III[3]
U−B color index +1.65[2]
B−V color index +1.40[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)+46.19[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -23.80[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -11.76[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)6.62 ± 0.25[1] mas
Distance490 ± 20 ly
(151 ± 6 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)-1.12[5]
Luminosity551[5] L
Surface gravity (log g)1.86[6] cgs
Temperature4,345[7] K
Metallicity [Fe/H]+0.06[5] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i)2.5[8] km/s
Other designations
BD+08 1496, GC 8880, HIP 32533, HR 2503, HD 49161, SAO 114410
Database references

17 Monocerotis is a class K4III[3] (orange giant) star in the constellation Monoceros. Its apparent magnitude is 4.77[2] and it is approximately 493 light years away based on parallax.[1]


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