Rho Pegasi

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ρ Pegasi
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Location of ρ Pegasi (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Pegasus
Right ascension 22h 55m 13.67197s[1]
Declination 8° 48′ 58.1932″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.90[2]
Spectral type A1V[3]
U−B color index +0.00[2]
B−V color index +0.00[2]
Radial velocity (Rv) -10.60[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: +80.57[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +28.50[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 10.45 ± 0.31[1] mas
Distance 312 ± 9 ly
(96 ± 3 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 0.01[5]
Mass 2.84[6] M
Radius 3.1[7] R
Luminosity 110[6] L
Surface gravity (log g) 3.90[8] cgs
Temperature 9,484[6] K
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 107[6] km/s
Other designations
BD+08°4961, 50 Pegasi, GC 31963, HIP 113186, HR 8717, HD 216735, SAO 127839
Database references

Rho Pegasi (ρ Peg) is a class A1V[3] (white main-sequence) star in the constellation Pegasus. Its apparent magnitude is 4.90[2] and it is approximately 312 light years away based on parallax.[1]


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