Pi Ursae Minoris
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The Bayer designation Pi Ursae Minoris (π UMi, π Ursae Minoris) is shared by two star systems, π1 Ursae Minoris and π2 Ursae Minoris, in the constellation Ursa Minor. They are separated by 0.64° on the sky.
π² Ursae Minoris
Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||15h 39m 38.72s|
|Declination||+79° 58' 59.2"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+6.89|
|Distance||384 ± 42 ly
(118 ± 13 pc)
Pi-2 Ursae Minoris is a binary star approximately 384 light years from Earth. The primary component, Pi-2 Ursae Minoris A, is a yellow-white F-type star with an apparent magnitude of +6.89. The companion star, Pi-2 Ursae Minoris B, has an apparent magnitude of +8.3 and is 0.67 arcseconds from the primary. The binary star completes one orbit every 188 years.
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