b Volantis


The object was found in the following catalogues:
  1. The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version)

  2. SKY2000 - Master Star Catalog

  3. Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog

  4. Combined General Catalogue of Variable Stars (suspected variables)


catalogues and names b Vol, NSV 04088, HR 3347, HD 71878, SAO 250228, FK5: 319
constellation Volans

data from The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version) (Hoffleit+, 1991)


position, motion, parallax:

position (J2000) RA: 8h 25min 44,2sec DEC: -66 8' 13''
position (J1900) RA: 8h 24min 39sec DEC: -65 48' 10''
proper motion (J2000) RA: -0,036 arcsec/a DEC: -0,155 arcsec/a
radial velocity 27 km/s
trigonometric parallax 0,042 arcsec

magnitude

visual magnitude 3,77
(V on UBV Johnson system)

spectral / color information

spectral class K1III
B-V-magnitude 1,13
U-B-magnitude 1,14
R-I-magnitude 0,56

variability information

variable star identification 4088

data from SKY2000 - Master Star Catalog (Myers+ 1997)

position, motion, parallax:

position (J2000) RA: 8h 25min 44,194sec DEC: -66 8' 13,02'' 0,06 arcsec source: 15
proper motion (J2000) RA: -0,0059 arcsec/a DEC: -0,155 arcsec/a source: 25
radial velocity 27 km/s source: 25
trigonometric parallax 0,042 0,004 arcsec source: 25
galactic coord. (B1950) longitude: 280,26 latitude: -15,84
GCI unit vector (J2000) X: -0,240263 Y: 0,325478 Z: -0,914515

magnitude:

visual 3,77 (observed) source: 25
photovisual 3,7 source: 2
photographic 4,7 source: 2

spectral information:

spectral class K0 source: 96
Morgan-Keenan K1III source: 25
B-magnitude 4,9 0,05 B-V-magnitude 1,13
U-magnitude 6,04 0,05 U-B-magnitude 1,14

variability information:

source of data: 28
variability type 9
var. amplitude 0,03

sources:

2 HD and HDE Catalogs
Cannon, A.J., and E.C. Pickering, Harvard Annals, Vols 91-99, 1918-24, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University; Cannon, A.J., Harvard Annals, Vol. 100, 1925-36, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University; and Cannon, A.J., and M. Walton Mayall, Harvard Annals, Vol. 112, 1949, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University
15 FK5, FK5 Extension and FK5 Supplement
Fricke, W., H. Schwan and T. Lederle, "Fifth Fundamental Catalogue (FK5), Part I. The Basic Fundamental Stars," Veroff. Astronomisches Recheninstitut, No. 32, Heidelberg, Germany, 1988, and Fricke, W., H. Schwan, and T.E. Corbin, "Fifth Fundamental Catalogue (FK5), Part II. The FK5 Extension," Veröff. Astronomisches Recheninstitut, No. 33, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991
25 Bright Star Catalogue, 5th edition
Hoffleit, D. and Warren, W.H. Jr., The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Edition, Version 2, 1994
96 SAO or HD/HDE Catalog
Reference from Value 1 or Reference from Value 2

data from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog (SAO Staff 1966; USNO, ADC 1990)

position and proper motion:

position (J1950) RA: 8h 25min 11,955sec DEC: -65 58' 11'' 0,012 arcsec
position (J2000) RA: 8h 25min 44,195sec DEC: -66 8' 13,25''
proper motion J1950 (FK4) RA: -0,0052 arcsec/a DEC: -0,161 arcsec/a 0,003 arcsec/a in RA
0,002 arcsec/a in DEC
proper motion J2000 (FK5) RA: -0,0059 arcsec/a DEC: -0,157 arcsec/a
source of proper motion data Determined by source catalog

magnitude:

visual 3,6 (accuracy: 2 decimals)
source of visual magnitude data Taken from the "Henry Draper Catalogue".

spectral information:

spectral class K0
source of spectral data Taken from the Henry Draper Catalogue or no spectrum in source catalog.

catalogues

source catalogue FK4, catalogue number: 319
Durchmusterung CP-65 933
Boss General Catalogue 11567
Henry Draper Catalogue 71878

data from Combined General Catalogue of Variable Stars (suspected variables) (Kholopov+ 1998)

position:

position (J1950) RA: 8h 25min 12sec DEC: -65 58' 11''

variability informations:

magnitute at max. brightness 3,76
magnitute at min. brightness 3,79
photometric system visual, photovisual or Johnson's V

spectral information

spectral class K2

references

to a study 2592D (designation: BETA VOL)

miscanellous

There are notes in the published catalog (Kukarkin et al.(1982)).