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Usage[edit]

Double star
{{Infobox star
 | bgcolour = yellow
 | name = (name)
 | image = Example-serious.jpg
 | caption = (caption)
 | observation_data = yes
 | epoch = (epoch)
 | constellation = (constellation)
 | name1 = (first name)
 | ra1 = {{RA|h|m|s}} or {{Deg2HMS|deg|sup=yes}}
 | dec1 = {{DEC|d|m|s}}
 | apparent_magnitude1 = (app mag1)
 | absolute_magnitude1 = (abs mag1)
 | spectral_type1    = (O, B, A, F, ...)
 | luminosity_class1 = (0, Ia+, Ia, ...)
 | name2 = (second name)
 | ra2 = {{RA|h|m|s}} or {{Deg2HMS|deg|sup=yes}}
 | dec2 = {{DEC|d|m|s}}
 | apparent_magnitude2 = (app mag2)
 | absolute_magnitude2 = (abs mag2)
 | spectral_type2    = (O, B, A, F, ...)
 | luminosity_class2 = (0, Ia+, Ia, ...)
 | physical_attributes = yes
 | distance_pc1 = {{convert|100|pc|ly|abbr=on|lk=on}}
 | distance_pc2 = {{convert|150|pc|ly|abbr=on|lk=on}}
 | radius1 = 1 (in Solar radii)
 | radius2 = 1 (in Solar radii)
 | mass1 = 1 (in Solar masses)
 | mass2 = 1 (in Solar masses)
}}
Single star
{{Infobox star
 | bgcolour = yellow
 | name = (name)
 | image = Example-serious.jpg
 | caption = (caption)
 | observation_data = yes
 | epoch = (epoch)
 | constellation = (constellation)
 | ra = {{RA|h|m|s}} or {{Deg2HMS|deg|sup=yes}}
 | dec = {{DEC|d|m|s}}
 | apparent_magnitude = (app mag)
 | absolute_magnitude = (abs mag)
 | spectral_type    = (O, B, A, F, ...)
 | luminosity_class = (0, Ia+, Ia, ...)
 | physical_attributes = yes
 | distance_pc = {{convert|100|pc|ly|abbr=on|lk=on}}
 | radius = 1 (in Solar radii)
 | mass = 1 (in Solar radii)
}}
Binary star
{{Infobox star
 | bgcolour = yellow
 | name = (name)
 | image = Example-serious.jpg
 | caption = (caption)
 | observation_data = yes
 | epoch = (epoch)
 | constellation = (constellation)
 | ra = {{RA|h|m|s}}   // system coordinates
 | dec = {{DEC|d|m|s}} // system coordinates
 | apparent_magnitude = (app mag) // system magnitude
 | absolute_magnitude = (abs mag) // system magnitude
 | spectral_type    = (O, B, A, F, ...)
 | luminosity_class = (0, Ia+, Ia, ...)
 | name1 = (first name)
 | ra1 = {{RA|h|m|s}} or {{Deg2HMS|deg|sup=yes}}
 | dec1 = {{DEC|d|m|s}}
 | apparent_magnitude1 = (app mag1)
 | absolute_magnitude1 = (abs mag1)
 | spectral_type1    = (O, B, A, F, ...)
 | luminosity_class1 = (0, Ia+, Ia, ...)
 | name2 = (second name)
 | ra2 = {{RA|h|m|s}} or {{Deg2HMS|deg|sup=yes}}
 | dec2 = {{DEC|d|m|s}}
 | apparent_magnitude2 = (app mag2)
 | absolute_magnitude2 = (abs mag2)
 | spectral_type2    = (O, B, A, F, ...)
 | luminosity_class2 = (0, Ia+, Ia, ...)
 | physical_attributes = yes
 | distance_pc  = {{convert|100|pc|ly|abbr=on|lk=on}}
 | radius1 = 1 (in Solar radii)
 | radius2 = 1 (in Solar radii)
 | mass  = 2 (in Solar masses) (optional; not calculated)
 | mass1 = 1 (in Solar masses)
 | mass2 = 1 (in Solar masses)
}}

Parameters[edit]

distance_pc[edit]

distance_pc = 1/parallax_arcsec. Therefore, the parsec is preferred over the light-year, since many non-variable stars with a reliable distance owe it to Hipparcos and future Gaia parallax measurements.

See also[edit]