68 Ophiuchi

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68 Ophiuchi
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Ophiuchus
Right ascension 18h 01m 45.19884s [1]
Declination +01° 18′ 18.2775″ [1]
Spectral type A2Vn

68 Ophiuchi is a star in the constellation Ophiuchus. Its apparent magnitude is 4.44. Located around 89.69 parsecs (292.5 ly) distant, it is a blue-white main-sequence star of spectral type A2Vn,[1] a star that is currently fusing its core hydrogen. The star is suspected of varying between magnitudes 4.42 and 4.48.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "68 Ophiuchi". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  2. ^ VSX (17 December 2005). "NSV 10009". AAVSO Website. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 28 July 2014.