The plant named after T. H. Shevchenko has its own star now!

The star KIC 6104786 is named after the SE KhIMP named after T. H. Shevchenko

It is located in the sky in the Constellation Lyra between the bright stars of Deneb and Vega, has an 11th magnitude and is visible from Earth in an amateur telescope.

A fragment of the space, where there is a star of the SE KhIMP named after T. H. Shevchenko, is located near the main plane of the Milky Way in the spiral sleeve of Orion and falls into the field of view of the Kepler Cosmic Telescope, which is moving along the orbit around the Sun, measuring the glitter of stars.

Representatives of the “Rocket and Space Kharkiv” Organization have gladly informed the Shevchenko people about this news and passed official documents confirming the name of the star to the management of the SE KhIMP named after T. H. Shevchenko

Star Parameters:

  • Number: KIS 6104786
  • Name: SE KhIMP named after T. H. Shevchenko

Coordinates:

  • Direct deviation (R.A.) – 18h 58m 34,66s
  • Depression (Dec.) – 41` 28` 29,7“

We thank you for this gift, congratulate all Shevchenko people and look for our star in the starry sky!

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