Wasat (star)

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Wasat Aa
Spectral F0 IV
Type Subgiant
Multiple Trinary
Luminosity LSol
Absolute magnitude
Mag Terra 3.53
Temperature 6900° K
Mass 1.57 MSol
Companion Wasat B
Wasat Ab
Spectral ??
Type Main Sequence
Multiple Near Companion
Luminosity LSol
Absolute magnitude
Temperature ° K
Wasat B
Spectral K6 V
Type Main Sequence
Multiple Far Companion
Luminosity LSol
Absolute magnitude
Temperature 4600° K

The star Wasat (otherwise known as Delta Geminorum) is a trinary star whose primary component is a white subgiant of spectral type F0, and includes a distant yellow-orange main sequence companion of spectral type K6.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The "primary" of the Wasat system (Wasat A) is actually composed of an F0 IV subgiant and a near companion that form a binary pair with a period of 6.1 years and an orbital eccentricity of e=0.3530.

  • A cooler class K main sequence far companion (Wasat B) orbits the inner pair with a period of 1,200 years and an eccentricity of e=0.11.

The Wasat star system lies approximately 18.5pc from Terra, and is located in a Rimward/Rimspinward direction from Terra at bearing 196.0o Galactic Longitude and +15.9o North Galactic Latitude.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Wasat is the primary star of the world Wasat/Wovoka (Aldebaran 2404).

Image Repository[edit]

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