Epsilon Microscopii

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Epsilon Microscopii
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Microscopium
Right ascension 21h 17m 56.28399s [1]
Declination −32° 10′ 21.1515″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.72
Characteristics
Spectral type A1IV
Astrometry
Parallax (π) 17.90 ± 0.23[2] mas
Distance 182 ± 2 ly
(55.9 ± 0.7 pc)
Other designations
Epsilon Microscopii, Epsilon Mic, ε Mic, CD−32 16498, CPD−32 6329, FK5 801, GC 29774, HD 202627, HIP 105140, HR 8135, SAO 212874

Epsilon Microscopii (ε Mic) is a star in the constellation Microscopium. Its apparent magnitude is 4.72.[1]

Epsilon Microscopii was a latter designation of 4 Piscis Austrini.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, Epsilon Microscopii (accessed 4 December 2012)
  2. ^ van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the New Hipparcos Reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 474 (2): 653–64. arXiv:0708.1752free to read. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357. 
  3. ^ Wagman, M. (August 1987). "Flamsteed's Missing Stars". Journal for the History of Astronomy, Vol.18, NO. 3/AUG, P.209, 1987. 18: 220. Bibcode:1987JHA....18..209W.