Iota Trianguli

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Iota Trianguli
Diagram showing star positions and boundaries of the Triangulum constellation and its surroundings
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Location of ι Trianguli (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Triangulum
Right ascension 02h 12m 22.32s
Declination +30° 18' 11.6"
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.94
Distance 305 ly
(94 pc)
Spectral type F5V comp SB
Other designations
ι Trianguli, ι Tri, Iota Tri, TZ Tri, 6 Trianguli, BD+29 371, GC 2633, HD 13480, HIP 10280, HR 642, IDS 02066+2950, PPM 67067, SAO 55347, WDS J02124+3018AB

Iota Trianguli (Iota Tri, ι Trianguli, ι Tri) is binary star in constellation of Triangulum.[1] It is approximately 305 light years from Earth.

Iota Trianguli is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 42.9 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 21,100 and 37,300 light years from the center of the Galaxy.[2]


  1. ^ Hall, D.S.; Henry, G.W.; Louth, H.; Lovell, L.P.; Stephen, C. (March 1980), "6 iota Trianguli: a new variable star", Information Bulletin on Variable Stars 1764 (1) 
  2. ^ 6 Trianguli (HIP 10280)