Photo: ESO Online Digitized Sky Survey.
Ross 154 is 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 neighbor is Barnard's Star, 5.41 light-years (1.66 pc) away.
|surface temperature||2,700 Ksun|
|distance||9.68 light-years (2.96 pc)|
|position||RA 18h 49m 49.4s,
Dec -23° 50' 10"
|other designations||GCTP 4338, GJ 729, LHS 3414,
AC-24 2833-183, HIP 92403