56 Persei

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
56 Persei
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 04h 24m 37.46369s [1]
Declination +33° 57′ 34.8791″ [1]

56 Persei is a quadruple star system in the constellation Perseus. Its apparent magnitude is 5.79. Located around 40.62 parsecs (132.5 ly) distant, the primary is a white main-sequence star of spectral type F4V,[1] a star that is currently fusing its core hydrogen.


  1. ^ a b c "56 Persei". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 3 January 2013.