14 Herculis

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Age: 6 billion years
Spectral class: K0V
Temperature: 5,250 K
Metallicity: (Fe/H) 0.35

An orange-yellow K-star, 14 Herculis is the central component of the 14 Herculis system. Other designations for the star include HD 145675, HIP 79248, Gl 614 and BD+44 2549.

The star is orbited by a planet, 14 Herculis b, at an average seperation of 2.81 AU. The orbit is eccentric with a period of 4.9 years.

14 Herculis has a great heavy element abundance.