F V star

A "F V star" is a main sequence (hydrogen-burning) star of spectral type F and luminosity class V. These stars have from 1.0 to 1.4 times the mass of the Sun and surface temperatures between 6,000 and 7,600 K.[1], Tables VII and VIII. Examples include Procyon A and Gamma Virginis A and B.[2]


1. ^ Empirical bolometric corrections for the main-sequence, G. M. H. J. Habets and J. R. W. Heintze, Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement 46 (November 1981), pp. 193–237.

2. ^ SIMBAD, entries on Gamma Virginis A and Gamma Virginis B, accessed June 19, 2007.

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