Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
|Right ascension||03h 46m 46.508s|
|Declination||+24° 56′ 02.82″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||19.0|
|Proper motion (μ)||RA: 547 mas/yr
Dec.: -1182 mas/yr
|Parallax (π)||36 ± 5 mas|
|Distance||approx. 90 ly
(approx. 28 pc)
WD 0346+246, WD J0346+249
WD 0346+246 is a white dwarf. It was discovered in 1997 when examination of photographs taken for a survey of brown dwarfs in the Pleiades revealed a faint star with high proper motion. It is one of the coolest white dwarfs known, with an effective temperature estimated to be approximately 3900 K equaling to a spectral type of M0.
- WD 0346+246, entry in SIMBAD. Accessed on line November 5, 2007.
- WD 0346+246: A Very Low Luminosity, Cool Degenerate in Taurus, N. C. Hambly, S. J. Smartt, and S. Hodgkin, Astrophysical Journal Letters 489 (November 1997), pp. L157–L160.
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