HD 60414 (HIP 36773)

HD 60414 is a red giant star in the constellation Puppis. At 1,304 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 4.82. It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 37.8 km/s relative to the Sun and is part of the NGC 2422 moving group. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 23,900 and 26,500 light years from the center of the Galaxy. It came closest to the Sun 9.4 million years ago when it had brightened to magnitude 2.91 from a distance of 540 light years.

Sky position: RA 7h 33.8m, Dec -14 31.2'

Common designations: HIP 36773, HD 60414

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Brightest stars in Puppis:
(list all)

30

|    4.65

)   HR 2881

31

|    4.65

)   HR 2922

32

|    4.69

)   m Puppis

33

|    4.69

)   Q Puppis

34

|    4.72

)   19 Puppis

35

|    4.73

)   HR 3226

36

|    4.75

)   HR 2762

37

|    4.76

)   chi Puppis

38

|    4.78

)   r Puppis

39

|    4.82

)   HD 60414

40

|    4.83

)   A Puppis

41

|    4.83

)   w Puppis

42

|    4.84

)   d1 Puppis

43

|    4.85

)   HD 59612

44

|    4.87

)   L1 Puppis

45

|    4.92

)   H Puppis

46

|    4.94

)   HR 2608

Location of HD 60414 circled
Map detail from Stars of the Northern Hemisphere
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Galactic Orbit of HD 60414

(compared to the Sun)

Eccentricity: 5.1% vs. 16.0%

Angle φ : -83.7 vs. 26.0

Semi-major axis : 7,723 pc vs. 8,686 pc

Semi-minor axis: 7,712 pc vs. 8,574 pc

Focus-to-center: 395 pc vs. 1,388 pc

Semilatus rectum : 7,702 pc vs. 8,464 pc

Perigalacticon: 7,327 pc vs. 7,297 pc

Apogalacticon: 8,118 pc vs. 10,074 pc
 


Some Tabulated XHIP Data for HD 60414
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 113.44986681 0.33 mas -6.93 0.42 mas/yr.
Declination: -14.52390132 0.26 mas 4.49 0.36 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 230.66692325 -7.28 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: 2.52109716 -3.90 mas/yr.

Parallax: 2.12 0.45 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: M2 III 1988MSS...C04....0H.

Radial Velocity: 34.40 7.40 km/s [D rating] 2007AN....328..889K.
This star is a spectroscopic binary with an unsolved orbit.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: n/a
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U
B 6.18 -1.83
V 4.82 -3.19
R
I 3.75 -4.26
J 1.26 -6.75
H 0.36 -7.65
K 0.07 -7.94

  B-V: +1.36       V-I: +1.07


Derivations

Heliocentric distance: 399.98 pc (fitted to cluster)

Galactocentric distance: 7,659 pc

Transverse velocity: 15.7 km/s

3D heliocentric position and motion:

toward:   

Galactic center Galactic rotation North Galactic Pole
Position ( X, Y, Z) -253.3 pc -309.1 pc 17.6 pc
Velocity (U, V, W) -32.7 km/s -18.1 km/s -5.9 km/s

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