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Star Phi2 Ceti

Yellow-White star Phi2 Ceti is located 52 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class F7V, that has 119 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
52 light years

Phi2 Ceti

Yellow-White star (spectral class F7V)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 0h 50m 7.343s
Declination iconDeclination: -10° 38' 43.257'' (equatorial region)
Parallax iconParallax: 62.802
Distance iconSun distance: 51.934 ly | 15.9 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 119 % M Sun | 1247 M Jupiter
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Size: 117 % R Sun | 11.6 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 6352 K | 1.1 T Sun
time iconAge: 1.9 billions years | 0.41 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 1.852 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 5.2
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 4.2
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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 Phi2 Ceti
Nearby star Phi2 Ceti is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium. It is is approximately 17 % bigger than the Sun and temperature on its surface is around 6352 K (6079 °C), which is about 110 % of Sun's temperature.
      Phi2 Ceti can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. The star is also observable from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
phi02 Cet, φ2 Cet, 19 Cet, NSV 316, BD−11° 153, GJ 37, Gliese 37, HD 4813, HIP 3909, HR 235, SAO 147470, Gaia EDR3 2473608009504466688
External sources
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Simbad database (* phi02 Cet)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2473608009504466688)
Archive from the Gaia mission
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