HD 16152

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HD 16152
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 02h 35m 24.47020s [1]
Declination −09° 21′ 02.7192″ [1]
Spectral type A0 [1]

HD 16152 is a white main-sequence star located approximately 431 light years away, in the constellation Cetus. Its apparent magnitude is 7.12. HD 16152 lies almost directly in front of the spiral galaxy NGC 988, and therefore makes any visual observation of NGC 988 much more difficult due to its glare.


  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, HD 16152 (accessed 3 July 2014)