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HD 85512
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Star HD 85512

Orange star HD 85512 is located 37 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class K6Vk:, that has 69 % of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
37 light years

HD 85512

Orange star (spectral class K6Vk:)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 9h 51m 7.732s
Declination iconDeclination: -43° 30' 17.574'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 88.674
Distance iconSun distance: 36.782 ly | 11.3 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 69 % M Sun | 723 M Jupiter
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Size: 53 % R Sun | 5.3 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 4530 K | 0.78 T Sun
time iconAge: 5.5 billions years | 1.2 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.126 L Sun

1 exoplanet

HD 85512 b 0.26 AU 3.6 M -

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 7.7
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 7.4
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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 85512
Nearby star HD 85512 is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium. It is approximately 50 % of the size of Sun and temperature on its surface is around 4530 K (4257 °C), which is about 78 % of Sun's temperature.
      HD 85512 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, you cannot see it with naked eye, but you can observe this star with basic telescope. The star is also observable from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
CD−42°5678, Gaia DR2 5412947081287925504, GJ 370, Gliese 370, HIC 48331, HIP 48331, LHS 2201, 2MASS J09510700-4330097, Gaia EDR3 5412947081295024896
External sources
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Simbad database (HD 85512)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 5412947081295024896)
Archive from the Gaia mission
Closest stars

2MASS J0914-4134
- 5.5 ly

Gliese 1132
0.18 M☉ 5.7 ly

Gliese 358
0 M☉ 5.8 ly

Gliese 367
0.46 M☉ 6.2 ly

UCAC4 258-045223
- 6.3 ly
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