55 Persei

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55 Persei
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 04h 24m 29.15549s [1]
Declination +34° 07′ 50.7293″ [1]
Spectral type B8V

55 Persei is a star in the constellation Perseus. Its apparent magnitude is 5.72. Located around 137 parsecs (450 ly) distant, it is a blue main-sequence star of spectral type B8V,[1] a massive star that is fusing its core hydrogen.


  1. ^ a b c "55 Persei". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2 January 2013.