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HD 172555
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Star HD 172555

White-Blue star HD 172555 is located 94 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class A7V C, that has 200 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
94 light years

HD 172555

White-Blue star (spectral class A7V C)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 18h 45m 26.905s
Declination iconDeclination: -64° 52' 16.535'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 34.736
Distance iconSun distance: 93.897 ly | 28.8 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 200 % M Sun | 2095 M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 210 % R Sun | 20.7 R Jupiter (estimate)
time iconAge: 0.015 billions years | 0 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 9.5 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 4.8
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 2.5
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
More about HD 172555
Nearby star HD 172555 is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium.
      HD 172555 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. 
Other designations of this star
CPD−64° 3948, FK5 3489, GC 25604, HIC 92024, HIP 92024, SAO 254358, HR 7012, 2MASS J18452691-6452165, TIC 464405850, TYC 9077-2487-1
External sources
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Simbad database (HD 172555)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
News from this star system
Article image:

Gases around star HD 172555 might come from collision of protoplanets

Scientists analyzed composition and volume of carbon monoxide found around star HD 172555. The best scenario explaining its origin is collision of two planetary objects, which stripped one of them of its atmosphere.

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