Vega, also known as Wega, Lucida Lyrae, Alpha Lyrae, α Lyrae, 3 Lyrae, BD+38°3238, GCTP 4293.00, HD 172167, GJ 721, HIP 91262, HR 7001, LTT 15486 and SAO 67174, is a Blue-tinged White Main Sequence Star (A0V) located in the Lyra Constellation. Vega has a mass of 2.135 Solar Masses, a Solar Radius of 2.362 Solar Radiuses, and a Luminosity of 40.12 Solar Luminosities. Vega has a temperature of 9602 Kelvin and a Surface Gravity of 4.1 Centimetre-gram-second system of units. Vega is 455 Million Years Old. Vega is 25 Light Years from The Sun.
Profile of Vega
Vega is the fifth-brightest star in the night sky here on Earth. It is also the brightest star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It has been studied so much that it is in fact nicknamed "arguably the next most important star in the sky after the sun."[Sic] Around 12,000 B.C., when humans were thought to have walked to places on Earth such as Australia and New Guinea, was when Vega was the Northern Pole Star. Today that star is Polaris. Thought Vega is old, The Sun is tenfold the age of Vega making it relatively young.
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