47 Ophiuchi

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47 Ophiuchi
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Serpens
Right ascension 17h 27m 02.14909s [1]
Declination −12° 30′ 44.9610″ [1]
Spectral type F7V [1]

47 Ophiuchi (47 Oph) is a star in the constellation Serpens.[2] Its apparent magnitude is 6.22. While SIMBAD identifies the designation 47 Ophiuchi as corresponding to HR 6493, in reality the designation refers to HR 6496.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, HR 6496 (accessed 2 August 2014)
  2. ^ a b Wagman, M. (August 1987). "Flamsteed's Missing Stars". Journal for the History of Astronomy, Vol.18, NO. 3/AUG, P.209, 1987 18: 212. Bibcode:1987JHA....18..209W.