REAL STAR SYSTEMS IN THE FRONTIER/FIRST ENCOUNTERS UNIVERSE

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  Core Systems (76 in 20 sectors, in a square area from [-2, 2] to [ 2,-2], ~25 l.y.)


  System                Coord.     l.y.   Specs [Note: n*(spectral type)=stars  m.b.=major bodies
                                 FE2/FFE                   w.dw.=white dwarf   b.dw.=brown dwarf)]
  -------------------  --------   -----   -------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                         INACCURACIES  OTHER NAME
  AC+793888           [ 0, 2]   13.9   1*(M), 16m.b.
  Altair (a Aql)       [-2, 1]   16.6   1*(A), 20m.b.
  Aquarii, EZ          [-1, 0]   10.7   1*(M), 11m.b.                                 Luyten 789-6
  Aquarii, IL          [-1, 0]   13.8   1*(M), 8m.b.                                  Ross 780 / Gliese 876
  Arcturus (a Boo)     [-2, 0]   13.8   1*(giant), 17m.b.
Barnard's            [-1, 0]    5.8   1*(M), 10.m.b.
  BD+014774           [-1, 1]   15.3   1*(M), 10m.b.                   +014774
  BD+452505           [-2, 1]   17.5   2*(M), 2m.b., no planets                      FU 46
  BD+531320           [ 1, 1]   15.0   2*(M), 2m.b., no planets        +531320
  BD+68946            [-1, 2]   14.1   1*(M), 16m.b.                   BD 946
  BD-031123           [ 2, 0]   19.1   1*(M), 5m.b.                                  HD 36395
  BD-113759           [-1,-1]   15.6   1*(M), 8m.b.                    -113759
  BD-124523           [-1,-1]   12.8   2*(M), 2m.b., no planets        BD 4523
  CD-3613940          [-2,-1]   18.4   2*(K,M), 2m.b., no planets                    HR 7703
  CD-3715492          [ 0, 0]   11.8   1*(M), 11m.b.
  CD-409712           [-1,-2]   19.3   1*(M), 10m.b.                   -409712
  CD-4411909          [-1,-1]   15.3   1*(M), 8m.b.
  CD-4513677          [-1,-2]   21.8   1*(M), 11m.b.                   -4513677
  CD-4611540          [-1,-1]   15.1   1*(M), 14m.b.
  CD-4913515          [-1,-1]   15.2   1*(M), 10m.b.
  Canis Minoris, YZ    [ 2, 0]   18.5   1*(M fl.), 6m.b.
  Cassiopeiae, Eta     [ 0, 2]   19.0   2*(G,M), 13m.b.                               Achird
Centauri, Alpha      [ 0, 0]    4.3   3*(G,K,M fl.), 11m.b.                         Rigel Kent
  Ceti, Tau            [ 0, 0]   11.8   1*(G), 9m.b.
  Ceti, UV             [ 0, 0]    8.8   2*(M fl.), 2m.b., no planets
  Ceti, YZ             [ 0, 0]   11.5   1*(M), 14m.b.                                 LET 118
  Cygni, 61            [-1, 1]   11.2   2*(K), 9m.b.
  Draconis, Sigma      [-1, 2]   17.6   1*(K), 12m.b.
Eridani, Epsilon     [ 1, 0]   10.6   1*(K), 17m.b.
  Eridani, Omicron     [ 2, 0]   15.8   3*(G,w.dw.,M), 1b.dw., 23m.b.
  Eridani, 82          [ 1,-1]   15.8   1*(G), 14m.b.
  Fomalhaut (a PsA)    [-1,0 ]   14.5   1*(A), 1b.dw., 32m.b.
  Giglas 158-27        [ 0, 1]   12.6   1*(M), 9m.b.
  Gliese 229           [ 2, 0]   18.7   1*(M), 16m.b.                   -211377      BD-211377
  Groombridge 34       [ 0, 1]   11.5   3*(M), 2b.dw., 31m.b.
  Groombridge 1618     [ 1, 1]   10.2   1*(K), 6m.b.
  Indi, Epsilon        [-1,-1]   11.1   1*(K), 18m.b.
  Hydri, Beta          [ 0,-2]   19.3   1*(G), 30m.b
  Kapteyn's            [ 1,-1]   12.6   1*(M), 11m.b.
  Krüger 60            [-1, 2]   12.8   3*(M), 3b.dw., 32m.b.
  Lacaille 8760        [-1, 0]   12.4   1*(M), 10m.b.
  Lacaille 9352        [-1, 0]   11.6   1*(M), 12m.b.
  Lacertae, EV         [-1,-2]   16.9   1*(M), 7m.b.                                  BD+434305
  Lalande 21185        [ 0, 0]    5.6   1*(M), 12m.b.
  Lalande 25372        [ 0, 0]    6.5   1*(M), 8m.b.
  Leonis, AD           [ 1, 0]   10.4   1*(M), 10m.b.                                 BD+202465
  LP 658-2             [ 2, 0]   19.6   1*(w.dw.), 15m.b.
  Luyten's             [ 1, 0]   12.1   1*(M), 9m.b.                                  BD+051668
  Luyten 97-12         [ 1,-2]   18.9   1*(w.dw.), 15m.b.
  Luyten 145-41        [ 0,-2]   15.8   1*(w.dw.), 9m.b.
  Luyten 205-128       [-1,-2]   19.2   1*(M), 11m.b.
  Luyten 347-14        [-2,-1]   18.6   1*(M), 10m.b.
  Luyten 674-15        [ 2,-1]   19.1   1*(M), 9m.b.
  Luyten 1159-16       [ 1, 1]   15.3   1*(M), 7m.b.
  Ophiuchi, 36         [-2,-1]   17.7   3*(K,K,M), 22m.b.
  Ophiuchi, 70         [-2, 0]   16.7   3*(K,K,M), 2b.dw., 28m.b.
  Pavonis, Delta       [-1,-2]   18.6   1*(G), 12m.b.
  Pegasi, EQ           [-1, 2]   20.1   2*(M),2m.b., no planets         +195116      BD+195116
Procyon (a CMi)      [ 1, 0]   11.3   2*(F,w.dw.), 2m.b., no planets
  Ross 47              [ 2, 1]   19.4   1*(M), 11m.b.
  Ross 128             [ 0, 0]    7.1   1*(M), 6m.b.
  Ross 154             [-1, 0]    9.5   1*(M fl.), 6m.b.
  Ross 248             [ 0, 1]   10.3   1*(M), 10m.b.
  Ross 614             [ 2, 0]   13.1   2*(M), 2m.b., no planets
  Ross 986             [ 2, 1]   18.6   1*(M), 8m.b.
  Sirius (a CMa)       [ 1, 0]    8.6   2*(A,w.dw.), 5m.b.
  Sol                  [ 0, 0]    -.-   1*(G), 43m.b.
  Struve 2398          [-1, 1]   11.3   2*(M), 4m.b.
  Stein 2051           [ 1, 2]   17.0   2*(M), 2m.b., no planets
  Van Maanen's         [ 0, 1]   13.6   1*(w.dw.), 18m.b.
  Van Biesbroeck's     [-2, 0]   19.5   2*(M), 2m.b., no planets                      VB 10
  Ursae Majoris, WX    [ 1, 1]    9.0   2*(M fl.), 2m.b., no planets
  Wolf 294             [ 2, 1]   19.2   1*(M), 10m.b.
  Wolf 359             [ 0, 0]    6.2   1*(M), 11m.b.
  Wolf 424             [ 0, 0]    6.5   2*(M), 2m.b., no planets
  Wolf 630,629         [-2,-1]   19.5   5*(M,M,w.dw.,M,M), 1b.dw., 10m.b.
  Unknown nebula        [ 0,-1]          ? nebula
  Useful links:
   A List of the Nearest Stars - From "An Atlas Of The Universe (by R. Powell)"
   The 100 nearest star systems





  Systems far out (30 in 22 sectors)


  System                Coord.     l.y.   Specs [Note: n*(spectral type)=stars  m.b.=major bodies
                                 FE2/FFE                   w.dw.=white dwarf   b.dw.=brown dwarf)]
  -------------------  --------   -----   -------------------------------------------------------------------

  Ache[r]nar (a Eri)   [ 1,-4]   36.7   1*(B), 28m.b.
  Alcor (80 UMa)       [ 0, 5]   40.7   2*(F,w.dw.), 2m.b., no planets
  Alcyone (Pleiades) [ 32, 32]    360   2*(bright giant,A), 4m.b.
  Aldebaran (a Sco)    [ 6, 4]   57.8   2*(giant,M), 2m.b., no planets
  Alioth (e  UMa)       [ 0, 4]   34.9   1*(bright giant), 20m.b.
  Alkaid (h UMa)       [-4,10]   85.8   1*(B), 36m.b.
  Antares (a Tau)    [-39,-34]    416   2*(supergiant,A), 2m.b., no planets
  Atlas (Pleiades)   [ 32, 32]    364   2*(B,A), 8m.b.
  Betelgeuse (a Ori) [ 59, 14]    485   2*(supergiant,A), 12m.b.
  Canopus (a Car)      [ 6,-6]   67.8   1*(bright giant), 1b.dw., 23m.b.
  Capella (a Aur)      [ 4, 4]   40.9   2*(giant,M), 2b.dw., 32m.b.
Castor (a Gem)       [ 5, 2]   42.7   6*(A,w.dw.,w.dw.,G,w.dw.,G), 2b.dw., 25m.b.
  Dubhe (a UMa)        [-3, 7]   58.4   2*(bright giant,A), 2m.b., no planets
  Electra (Pleiades) [ 32, 32]    360   1*(B), 1b.dw., 37m.b.
  Hadar (b  Cen)      [ -6,-40]    328   1*(blue supergiant), 2b.dw., 33m.b.
  Lyrae, Beta       [-146, 85]   1357   1*(blue supergiant), 1b.dw., 36m.b., unexplored  (Sheliak)
  Maia (Pleiades)    [ 32, 32]    364   1*(B), 1b.dw., 20m.b.
  Merope (Pleiades)  [ 32, 32]    364   1*(B), 3b.dw., 37m.b.
  Megrez (d  UMa)       [ 1, 6]   50.5   2*(A,w.dw.), 2m.b., no planets
  Merak (b  UMa)        [ 3, 5]   47.4   1*(A), 15m.b.
  Mizar (z  UMa)        [ 0, 5]   40.7   2*(A,w.dw.), 2m.b., no planets
  Phekda (g  UMa)       [ 2, 5]   41.5   1*(B), 2b.dw., 31m.b.
  Pleione (Pleiades) [ 32, 32]    357   1*(B), 1b.dw., 17m.b.
  Polaris (a UMi)    [  0, 76]    607   1*(bright giant), 1b.dw., 28m.b.
  Pollux (b  Gem)       [ 5, 2]   38.5   1*(giant), 7m.b.
  Regulus (a Leo)      [ 5,-1]   45.5   2*(B,A), 9m.b.
  Rigel (b  Ori)      [ 92,  6]    741   2*(blue supergiant,A), 6m.b., unexplored
  Spica (a Vir)      [ -4,-17]    142   2*(B,A), no planets
  Taygete (Pleiades) [ 32, 32]    366   1*(B), 3b.dw., 42m.b.
  Vega (a Lyr)         [-3, 2]   25.3   1*(A), 1b.dw., 27m.b.

 Useful link:
  An Atlas Of The Universe - The Brightest Stars
 





SPECTRAL CLASSES : the "Hertzprung-Russel diagram"


CLASS Description
O   Bluish-violet
B   Blue
A   White-cyan
F   White-yellow
G   Yellow
K   Orange
M   Red


Rougly 90% of all stars are "Main Sequence" stars.




LUMINOSITY CLASSES


CLASS Description
0   HYPERGIANTS
Ia   Luminous SUPERGIANTS
Ib   Less luminous SUPERGIANTS
II   BRIGHT GIANTS
III   GIANTS
IV   SUB GIANTS
V   MAIN SEQUENCE (DWARFS)
VI   SUB DWARFS (Population II)
VII   WHITE DWARFS



Useful links:

The Stars of the Milky Way - Introduction to the stars
An Atlas Of The Universe - The Classification of Stars




STAR TYPES as simulated in the "Frontier Universe"


SUPERGIANTS

Type M I Supergiant
Betelgeuse (a Ori)

Type B I Blue supergiant
Rigel (b Ori)



GIANTS

Type F II, G II Bright giant
Canopus (a Car)

Type G III, K III [Red] giant
Aldebaran (a Tau)



MAIN SEQUENCE (DWARFS)

Type B V
Regulus (a Leo)

Type A V
Vega (a Lyr)

Type F V
Procyon (a CMi)

Type G V
Sol

Type K V
Alpha Centauri B

Type M V
Proxima Centauri



WHITE DWARFS

Type A VII, F VII White dwarf
Sirius B (a CMa B)


Sirius B magnified 10x