Eta Persei

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η Persei
Perseus constellation map.svg
Red circle.svg

Location of η Per (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 02h 50m 41.80959s[1]
Declination +55° 53′ 43.7876″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.79[2]
Spectral type K3 Ib[3]
U−B color index +1.90[2]
B−V color index +1.69[2]
Radial velocity (Rv) −1.07 ± 0.27[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: +16.23[1] mas/yr
Dec.: −13.54[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 3.71 ± 0.27[1] mas
Distance 880 ± 60 ly
(270 ± 20 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −4.29[5]
Radius 44[6] R
Luminosity 5,135[7] L
Temperature 4,047[7] K
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 5.8[3] km/s
Other designations
η Persei, η Per, Eta Per, 15 Persei, BD+55 714, CCDM J02506+5553A, FK5 99, GC 3390, HD 17506, HIP 13268, HR 834, IDS 02434+5529 A, PPM 28039, SAO 23655, WDS J02507+5554A
Database references

Eta Persei (Eta Per, η Persei, η Per), is a star in the constellation Perseus. It belongs to spectral class K3 and has an apparent magnitude of +3.76. It is approximately 1331 light years away from Earth. This star radiates 35,000 times the luminosity of the Sun.[8]

Name and etymology[edit]


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