56 Andromedae

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56 Andromedae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 01h 56m 09.36s[1]
Declination +37° 15′ 06.6″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.698
Characteristics
Spectral type K0III
U−B color index 0.91
B−V color index 1.06
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 58.5 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 184.18 ± 0.36[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 11.47 ± 0.28[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 10.31 ± 0.33[1] mas
Distance 320 ± 10 ly
(97 ± 3 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 6.758
Other designations
BD+36° 355, HD 11749, HIP 9021, HR 557, NLTT 6465, SAO 55107.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Database references
SIMBAD data

56 Andromedae is a double star in the constellation Andromeda. Its apparent magnitude is 5.69. This pair is composed of two yellow giants and is located near the open cluster NGC 752.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653–664. arXiv:0708.1752. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357. Vizier catalog entry

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