54 Persei

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54 Persei
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Location of 54 Persei (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 04h 20m 24.63829s[1]
Declination 34° 34′ 00.2110″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.93[2]
Spectral type G8III[3]
U−B color index +0.69[4]
B−V color index +0.95[4]
Radial velocity (Rv) -26.82[5] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -25.06[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -7.07[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 14.94 ± 0.25[1] mas
Distance 218 ± 4 ly
(67 ± 1 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 0.80[6]
Mass 2.57[7] M
Radius 9.37[7] R
Luminosity 50.7[7] L
Surface gravity (log g) 2.93[7] cgs
Temperature 5,036[7] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] +0.11[7] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 1.8[8] km/s
Other designations
BD+34°860, CCDM J04204+3435A, FK5 158, GC 5235, HIP 20252, HR 1343, HD 27348, SAO 57171, WDS J04204+3434A
Database references

54 Persei is a class G8III[3] (yellow giant) star in the constellation Perseus. Its apparent magnitude is 4.93[2] and it is approximately 218 light years away based on parallax.[1]

It has one distant companion, B< at separation 93" and magnitude 13.0.[9]


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  8. ^ De Medeiros, J. R.; Mayor, M. (1999). "A catalog of rotational and radial velocities for evolved stars". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series. 139 (3): 433. Bibcode:1999A&AS..139..433D. doi:10.1051/aas:1999401.  Vizier catalog entry
  9. ^ Mason, Brian D.; Wycoff, Gary L.; Hartkopf, William I.; Douglass, Geoffrey G.; Worley, Charles E. (2001). "The 2001 US Naval Observatory Double Star CD-ROM. I. The Washington Double Star Catalog". The Astronomical Journal. 122 (6): 3466. Bibcode:2001AJ....122.3466M. doi:10.1086/323920.  Vizier catalog entry