8 Andromedae

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Not to be confused with Andromeda VIII. ‹See Tfd›
8 Andromedae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 23h 17m 44.65s[1]
Declination +49° 00′ 55.1″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.85
Characteristics
Spectral type M2III
U−B color index 1.98
B−V color index 1.67
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) -8.0 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 34.55 ± 0.19[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 7.17 ± 0.19[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 5.79 ± 0.28[1] mas
Distance 560 ± 30 ly
(173 ± 8 pc)
Other designations
8 And, BD+48° 3991, HD 219734, HIP 115022, HR 8860, SAO 52871
Database references
SIMBAD data

8 Andromedae is a red giant star in the constellation Andromeda. Its apparent magnitude is 4.85.

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

External links[edit]

  1. SIMBAD Query Result