56 Andromedae

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56 Andromedae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 01h 56m 09.36s[1]
Declination +37° 15′ 06.6″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.698
Characteristics
Spectral type K0III
U−B color index 0.91
B−V color index 1.06
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 58.5 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 184.18 ± 0.36[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 11.47 ± 0.28[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 10.31 ± 0.33[1] mas
Distance 320 ± 10 ly
(97 ± 3 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 6.758
Other designations
BD+36° 355, HD 11749, HIP 9021, HR 557, NLTT 6465, SAO 55107.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Database references
SIMBAD data

56 Andromedae (abbreviated 56 And) is a double star in the constellation Andromeda. 56 Andromedae is the Flamsteed designation. Its apparent magnitude is 5.69. This pair is composed of two yellow giants and is located near the open cluster NGC 752.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 474 (2): 653–664. arXiv:0708.1752Freely accessible. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357. Vizier catalog entry

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