59 Arietis

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59 Arietis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Aries
Right ascension 03h 19m 55.7967s[1]
Declination +27° 04′ 16.084″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.90[2]
Distance 219 ± 8 ly
(67 ± 3[1] pc)
Spectral type G6 IV[3]
Other designations
BD+26 540, HD 20618, HIP 15514, HR 995, SAO 75863.[4]

59 Arietis (abbreviated 59 Ari) is a star in the northern constellation of Aries. 59 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation. It is dimly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.90.[2] Based upon an annual parallax shift of 14.87 ± 0.56 mas,[1] it is approximately 219 light-years (67 parsecs) distant from the Earth. The spectrum is that of a subgiant star with a stellar classification of G6 IV.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d van Leeuwen, F. (November 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. 
  2. ^ a b Argue, A. N. (1966), "UBV photometry of 550 F, G and K type stars", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 133: 475–493, Bibcode:1966MNRAS.133..475A, doi:10.1093/mnras/133.4.475. 
  3. ^ a b Harlan, E. A. (September 1969), "MK classifications for F- and G-type stars. I", Astronomical Journal, 74: 916–919, Bibcode:1969AJ.....74..916H, doi:10.1086/110881. 
  4. ^ "59 Ari -- Star", SIMBAD Astronomical Database, Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg, retrieved 2012-07-18. 

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