11 Puppis (HIP 38835)

11 Puppis is a white bright giant star in the constellation Puppis. At 521 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 4.20. The iron abundance of 11 Puppis is +0.52 (331.1% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 27.9 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 24,300 and 31,700 light years from the center of the Galaxy.

Sky position: RA 7h 56.9m, Dec -22 52.8'

Common designations: j Puppis, 11 Puppis, HIP 38835, HD 65228

Glow-in-the-dark
Moon Calendar Magnet


Glows for hours and
will fascinate everyone!


Brightest stars in Puppis:
(list all)

4

|    2.94

)   Tau Puppis

5

|    3.17

)   Nu Puppis

6

|    3.25

)   Sigma Puppis

7

|    3.34

)   Azmidiske

8

|    3.62

)   c Puppis

9

|    3.71

)   a Puppis

10

|    3.80

)   Markeb

11

|    3.94

)   3 Puppis

12

|    4.10

)   HR 3055

13

|    4.20

)   11 Puppis

14

|    4.22

)   J Puppis

15

|    4.40

)   Omicron Puppis

16

|    4.40

)   16 Puppis

17

|    4.42

)   L2 Puppis

18

|    4.42

)   h2 Puppis

19

|    4.44

)   Gliese 279

20

|    4.44

)   h1 Puppis

Location of 11 Puppis circled
Map detail from Stars of the Northern Hemisphere
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Galactic Orbit of 11 Puppis

(compared to the Sun)

Eccentricity: 13.2% vs. 16.0%

Angle φ : -12.9 vs. 26.0

Semi-major axis : 8,592 pc vs. 8,686 pc

Semi-minor axis: 8,517 pc vs. 8,574 pc

Focus-to-center: 1,135 pc vs. 1,388 pc

Semilatus rectum : 8,442 pc vs. 8,464 pc

Perigalacticon: 7,457 pc vs. 7,297 pc

Apogalacticon: 9,727 pc vs. 10,074 pc
 


Some Tabulated XHIP Data for 11 Puppis
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 119.21482607 0.15 mas -30.32 0.17 mas/yr.
Declination: -22.88014848 0.14 mas 11.46 0.16 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 240.64212630 -25.51 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: 3.07298785 -19.99 mas/yr.

Parallax: 6.25 0.23 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: F7/8 II 1988MSS...C04....0H.

Radial Velocity: 13.30 0.30 km/s [A rating] 2006AstL...32..759G.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: 0.52 dex  1995AJ....110.2425L.
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U
B 4.92 -1.10
V 4.20 -1.82
R
I 3.53 -2.49
J 2.96 -3.05
H 2.63 -3.38
K 2.56 -3.46

  B-V: +0.72       V-I: +0.67


Derivations

Heliocentric distance: 159.74 pc (3.7% margin of error)

Galactocentric distance: 7,479 pc

Transverse velocity: 24.5 km/s

3D heliocentric position and motion:

toward:   

Galactic center Galactic rotation North Galactic Pole
Position ( X, Y, Z) -78.2 pc -139.0 pc 8.6 pc
Velocity (U, V, W) -23.7 km/s -2.8 km/s -14.4 km/s

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