Beta Phoenicis

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Beta Phoenicis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Phoenix
Right ascension 01h 06m 05.04s[1]
Declination −46° 43′ 06.3″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.30[2]
Spectral type G8III + G8III:[3]

Beta Phoenicis is a binary star in the constellation Phoenix. Its apparent magnitude is 3.30[2] Located around 195.0 light-years (59.8 pc) distant, the system is composed of two orange giants of spectral type G8III.[3]


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  2. ^ a b Ducati, J. R. (2002). "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Catalogue of Stellar Photometry in Johnson's 11-color system". CDS/ADC Collection of Electronic Catalogues 2237: 0. Bibcode:2002yCat.2237....0D. 
  3. ^ a b Eggleton, P. P.; Tokovinin, A. A. (September 2008). "A catalogue of multiplicity among bright stellar systems". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 389 (2): 869–879. arXiv:0806.2878. Bibcode:2008MNRAS.389..869E. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13596.x.