Nu Arietis

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ν Arietis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Aries
Right ascension 02h 38m 48.99425s[1]
Declination +21° 57′ 41.0616″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.45[2]
Distance 336 ± 27 ly
(103 ± 8[1] pc)
Spectral type A7 V[3]
Other designations
32 Arietis, BD+21 362, FK5 89, HD 16432, HIP 12332, HR 773, SAO 75495.[2]

Nu Arietis (ν Ari, ν Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a star in the constellation Aries.

Nu Arietis is a white-hued A-type main sequence star with an apparent magnitude of +5.45. It is approximately 336 light years from Earth.


  1. ^ a b c van Leeuwen, F. (November 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. 
  2. ^ a b "32 Ari -- Star", SIMBAD Astronomical Database (Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg), retrieved 2012-08-04. 
  3. ^ Cowley, A. et al. (April 1969), "A study of the bright A stars. I. A catalogue of spectral classifications", Astronomical Journal 74: 375–406, Bibcode:1969AJ.....74..375C, doi:10.1086/110819. 

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