Upsilon Pegasi

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Upsilon Pegasi
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Pegasus
Right ascension 23h 25m 22.78350s [1]
Declination +23° 24′ 14.7606″ [1]
Spectral type F8IV [1]

Upsilon Pegasi (υ Peg) is a star in the constellation Pegasus. Its apparent magnitude is 4.40.

The iron abundance of Upsilon Pegasi is -0.01 (97.7% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 50.6 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 18,600 and 26,300 light years from the center of the Galaxy. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, NLT 56086 (accessed 11 January 2013)
  2. ^ http://www.astrostudio.org/xhip.php?hip=115623