6 Cassiopeiae

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6 Cassiopeiae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Cassiopeia
Right ascension 23h 48m 50.17s
Declination +62° 12′ 52.3″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.43
Astrometry
Distance 16308 ly
Characteristics
Spectral type A3Iae
Details
Mass 25 M
Radius 170 R
Luminosity 200,000 L
Age Unknown years

6 Cassiopeiae (6 Cas) is a white A3 type bright supergiant or hypergiant. It is about 25 times as massive as the Sun.[1] The system contains multiple stars.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaler, Jim (22 Feb 2013). "6 Cassiopeiae". University of Illinois. Retrieved 28 Feb 2013. 
  2. ^ "6 Cassiopiae". Retrieved 28 Feb 2013.