7 Persei

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7 Persei
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 02h 18m 04.58552s [1]
Declination +57° 30′ 58.7526″ [1]
Spectral type G7III
Other designations
BD+56° 486, HD 13994, HIP 10729, HR 662, SAO 23149

7 Persei is a star in the constellation Perseus. Its apparent magnitude is 6.00. Located around 251 parsecs (820 ly) distant, it is an orange giant of spectral type G7III,[1] a star that has used up its core hydrogen and is cooling and expanding. While the star bears the Bayer designation Chi Persei, it is not to be confused with the entire cluster NGC 884, commonly referred to as Chi Persei.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Chi Persei". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 27 December 2013.