64 Serpentis

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64 Serpentis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Serpens
Right ascension 18h 57m 16.58980s [1]
Declination +02° 32′ 07.2512″ [1]
Spectral type B8IIIe

64 Serpentis is a star in the constellation Serpens. Its apparent magnitude is 5.56. Located around 348 parsecs (1,140 ly) distant, it is a blue giant Be star of spectral type B8IIIe,[1] a massive star that has used up its core hydrogen and is expanding to become a supergiant. It is one the brightest stars in front of the Great Rift.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "64 Serpentis". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 20 July 2014.