HD 1606

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HD 1606
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 20m 24.40s [1]
Declination +30° 56′ 08.2″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.87[2]
Characteristics
Spectral type B7V[2]
B−V color index -0.10[2]
Variable type Suspected variable star
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 3.8[2] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 14.13 ± 0.37 [1] mas/yr
Dec.: -1.05 ± 0.24 [1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 6.26 ± 0.38[1] mas
Distance 520 ± 30 ly
(160 ± 10 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 5.77
Other designations
SV* ZI 10, 2MASS J00202438+3056082, TYC 2261-1522-1, AG+30° 32, GSC 02261-01522, NSV 128, UBV M 7309, BD+30° 42, HD 1606, PPM 65213, UBV 239, CSV 100015, SAO 53820, uvby98 100001606, GC 408, HIP 1630, YZ 30 142, GCRV 186, HR 78, TD1 164.[2]
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 1606is a star in the constellation Andromeda. Although it is suspected of variability, none has been conclusively found, and its apparent magnitude has not been shown to vary from 5.88.[3] Located around 160 parsecs (520 ly) away, the star is a blue main-sequence star of spectral type B7V,[2] a massive star that is currently fusing its core hydrogen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "HIP 1630". Hipparcos, the New Reduction. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "HR 78". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  3. ^ BSJ (4 January 2010). "NSV 128". AAVSO Website. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 21 December 2013.