A nearby red dwarf. Ross 154, also known
as V1216 Sagittarii, lies in the eastern part of the constellation Sagittarius,
northeast of Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii) at a distance of only 9.7
light-years (3.0 pc). It was discovered in 1925 by Frank Elmore Ross
who first reported it in his "Second List of New Proper-Motion Stars," Astronomical
Journal (36:856). Its closest neighbour is Barnard's
Star, 5.41 light-years (1.66 pc) away.
| Photo: ESO Online Digitized Sky Survey
||9.68 light-years (2.96 pc)
||R.A. 18h 49m 49.4s,
Dec. -23° 50' 10"
||GCTP 4338, GJ 729, LHS 3414,
AC-24 2833-183, HIP 92403