WW Aurigae

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WW Aurigae

WW Aurigae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension 06h 32m 27.1845s
Declination +32° 27′ 17.633″
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.821
Characteristics
Spectral type A3m+A3m
U−B color index 0.15
B−V color index 0.14
R−I color index 0.02
Variable type Algol variable
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) -9.4 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -26.51 mas/yr
Dec.: -17.52 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 11.86 ± 1.06 mas
Distance 280 ± 20 ly
(84 ± 8 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 59.89
Details
Mass 1,92 M
Radius 2,1 R
Luminosity 40 L
Temperature 7,500–10,000 K
Rotation 35Km/s
0,00832784 Year
Other designations
GC 8474, HIP 31173, AG+32° 656, GCRV 4178, HR 2372, TD1 7316, AN 3.1918, 2MASS J06322718+3227175, TYC 2426-345-1, BD+32° 1324, GSC 02426-00345, PPM Star Catalogue 71742, uvby98 100046052 V, CSI+32 1324 1, HD 46052, SAO 59194, YPAC 242, FK5 2500, HIC 31173, SBC7 282.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)

WW Aurigae (WW Aur) is an eclipsing binary in the constellation Auriga. It is approximately 275 light-years from Earth.

Both components, WW Aurigae A and WW Aurigae B, are detached white A-type main sequence dwarfs with a mean apparent magnitude of +5.82. As an eclipsing binary, WW Aurigae is classified as a variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +5.79 to +6.54 with a period of 2.53 days.

Components[edit]

NAME Right ascension Declination Apparent magnitude (V) Spectral type Database references
CSI+32 1324 2 (BD+32 1324A) 16h 32m 27.2s +32° 27' 18 A4m Simbad
CSI+32 1324 3 (BD+32 1324B) 16h 32m 27.2s +32° 27' 18 A5m Simbad

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