Gliese 526 (HIP 67155)

Gliese 526 is a red dwarf star in the constellation Bo÷tes. At 17.6 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 8.46. The iron abundance of Gliese 526 is -0.08 (83.2% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 60.8 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 19,400 and 44,900 light years from the center of the Galaxy.

Sky position: RA 13h 45.7m, Dec +14░ 54'

Common designations: HIP 67155, HD 119850, Gliese 526, Wolf 498, Lalande 25372

Stars of the Northern Hemisphere

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Galactic Orbit of Gliese 526

(compared to the Sun)

Eccentricity: 39.6% vs. 16.0%

Angle φ : 71.6░ vs. 26.0░

Semi-major axis : 9,871 pc vs. 8,686 pc

Semi-minor axis: 9,065 pc vs. 8,574 pc

Focus-to-center: 3,907 pc vs. 1,388 pc

Semilatus rectum : 8,325 pc vs. 8,464 pc

Perigalacticon: 5,964 pc vs. 7,297 pc

Apogalacticon: 13,779 pc vs. 10,074 pc
 


Some Tabulated XHIP Data for Gliese 526
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 206.42792999░ ▒0.79 mas 1,778.30 ▒0.73 mas/yr.
Declination: 14.89505754░ ▒0.68 mas -1,456.11 ▒0.67 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 351.57339997░ 278.51 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: 72.41858157░ -2,281.46 mas/yr.

Parallax: 185.49 ▒ 1.10 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: M1.5V 2002AJ....123.2002H.

Radial Velocity: 15.81 ▒0.10 km/s [A rating] 2002ApJS..141..503N.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: -0.08 dex  2005MNRAS.356..963W.
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U
B 9.90 11.24
V 8.46 9.80
R 7.70 9.04
I 6.90 8.24
J 5.18 6.52
H 4.78 6.12
K 4.42 5.76

  B-V: +1.44       V-I: +1.56


Derivations

Heliocentric distance: 5.39 pc (0.6% margin of error)

Galactocentric distance: 7,398 pc

Transverse velocity: 58.7 km/s

3D heliocentric position and motion:

toward:   

Galactic center Galactic rotation North Galactic Pole
Position ( X, Y, Z) 1.6 pc -0.2 pc 5.1 pc
Velocity (U, V, W) 60.7 km/s -1.8 km/s -2.5 km/s

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