Epsilon Phoenicis

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Epsilon Phoenicis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Phoenix
Right ascension 00h 09m 24.64s[1]
Declination −45° 44′ 50.7″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.87[2]
Spectral type K0III[3]

Epsilon Phoenicis is a star in the constellation Phoenix. Its apparent magnitude is 3.87.[2] Located around 144 parsecs (470 ly) distant,[1] it is an orange giant of spectral type K0III,[3] a star that has used up its core hydrogen and has expanded.


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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 Houk, N. (1978). Michigan catalogue of two-dimensional spectral types for the HD stars. 2. Dept. of Astronomy, University of Michigan. Bibcode:1978mcts.book.....H.