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WASP 120
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Star WASP 120

Yellow-White star WASP 120 is located 1248 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class F5, that has 139 % of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
1248 light years

WASP 120

Yellow-White star (spectral class F5)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 4h 10m 27.864s
Declination iconDeclination: -45° 53' 53.68'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 2.614
Distance iconSun distance: 1247.603 ly | 382.5 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 139.3 % M Sun | 1459 M Jupiter
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Size: 187 % R Sun | 18.6 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 6450 K | 1.12 T Sun

1 exoplanet

WASP 120 b 0.05 AU 1541.8 M 16.5 R 3.6 days

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 11
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 3
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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 WASP 120
Star WASP 120 is is approximately 87 % bigger than the Sun and temperature on its surface is around 6450 K (6177 °C), which is about 112 % of Sun's temperature.
       WASP 120 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
Gaia DR3 4837286842168217088
External sources
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Stellar obliquity measurements of six gas giants
Scientific study, Accepted: 22. 03. 2024
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Gaia database (Gaia DR3 4837286842168217088)
Archive from the Gaia mission
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TESS database (TOI 415.01)
Archive from the TESS mission
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