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Star Xi Ophiuchi

Binary star Xi Ophiuchi is located 57.1 light years away from the Sun. It is a system with 2 stars. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
57.1 light years
Xi Ophiuchi A
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Yellow-White star (spectral class F2V)

Basic characteristic

Mass: 1.3 M Sun | M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 1.59 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 6611 K | 1.14 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.916 billions years | 0.2 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 4.429 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 4.387
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
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10
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25
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35
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
Xi Ophiuchi B
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Orange star (spectral class K3)

Basic characteristic

Mass: 0.76 M Sun | M Jupiter (estimate)
radius icon
Size: 0.74 R Sun (estimate)
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 8.9
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
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
More about Xi Ophiuchi
      Nearby star Xi Ophiuchi can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. The star is observable from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
ksi Oph, ξ Oph, 40 Ophiuchi, BD−20°4731, FK5 917, GC 23423, HD 156897, HIP 84893, HR 6445, SAO 185296, CCDM J17210-2107AB, WDS J17210-2107AB, LTT 6908, Gaia EDR3 4115142207982341504
External sources
simbad icon Simbad database (* ksi Oph B)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 4115142276679903360)
Archive from the Gaia mission
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Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
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Gaia EDR3 4120562181811699200 0 M
7.6
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LP 920-23 0 M
8.8
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Gaia EDR3 4107529945404111360 0 M
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