14 Aquarii

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HD 202466
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Aquarius
Right ascension  21h 16m 17.77598s[1]
Declination −09° 12′ 52.7669″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.46[2]
Spectral type M4III:[3]
B−V color index 1.57[2]
Variable type Semiregular[3]
Radial velocity (Rv) 8.00[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -6.56[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +2.87[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 1.97 ± 0.42[1] mas
Distance approx. 1,700 ly
(approx. 500 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) -2.3[3]
Mass 2.9[3] M
Radius 179[3] R
Temperature 3,700[3] K
Other designations
IW Aquariii, BD−09°5700, HD 202466, HIP 105019, SAO 145251.
Database references

14 Aquarii (abbreviated 14 Aqr) is red giant star. 14 Aquarii is the Flamsteed designation; it also bears the variable star designation IW Aquarii. It is a semiregular variable with an amplitude of less than a tenth of a magnitude, and shows variations on a timescale of just one day.[3]


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  2. ^ a b Høg, E.; Fabricius, C.; Makarov, V. V.; Urban, S.; Corbin, T.; Wycoff, G.; Bastian, U.; Schwekendiek, P.; Wicenec, A. (2000). "The Tycho-2 catalogue of the 2.5 million brightest stars". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 355: L27. Bibcode:2000A&A...355L..27H. doi:10.1888/0333750888/2862.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Koen, Chris; Laney, Dave (2000). "Rapidly oscillating M giant stars?". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 311 (3): 636. Bibcode:2000MNRAS.311..636K. doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.2000.03127.x.
  4. ^ Kharchenko, N. V.; Scholz, R.-D.; Piskunov, A. E.; Röser, S.; Schilbach, E. (2007). "Astrophysical supplements to the ASCC-2.5: Ia. Radial velocities of ˜55000 stars and mean radial velocities of 516 Galactic open clusters and associations". Astronomische Nachrichten. 328 (9): 889. arXiv:0705.0878. Bibcode:2007AN....328..889K. doi:10.1002/asna.200710776.

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