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Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||04h 42m 14.7s|
|Declination||+22° 57' 25"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+4.26|
|Distance||401 ± 38 ly
(123 ± 12 pc)
The primary component, Tau Tauri A, is a blue-white B-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent V magnitude of +4.26. It has a close companion 0.1 arcseconds away which has a magnitude of +8.9. At a separation of 63 arcseconds is the third component of the system, Tau Tauri C, which is classified as a white A-type star and has a V magnitude of +7.10.
- BLANCO V.M. , DEMERS S., DOUGLASS G.G., FITZGERALD M.P. Publ. U.S. Naval Obs. Second Serie, 21, 0 (1968) Photoelectric catalogue, magnitudes and colors of stars in the UBV and UCBV systems.
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