HD 176527

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HD 176527[1]
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Lyra
Right ascension 18h 59m 45.4844s
Declination +26° 13' 49.456"
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.268
Spectral type K2III
U−B color index +1.27
B−V color index +1.24
Radial velocity (Rv)-24 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 85.85 mas/yr
Dec.: -11.33 mas/yr
Parallax (π)9.36 ± 0.57 mas
Distance350 ± 20 ly
(107 ± 7 pc)
Other designations
HD 176527, HR 7181, BD+26° 3418, SAO 86673, HIP 93256, GC 26101
Database references

HD 176527 is a 5th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 350 light years away from Earth. It is an orange giant star of the spectral type K2III. It therefore has a surface temperature of 3,500 to 5,000 kelvins and is much larger and brighter, yet cooler, than our Sun.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Simbad Query Result". Simbad. Retrieved October 15, 2007.