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Star Eta Cephei

Subgiant Eta Cephei is located 46.9 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class K0IV, that has 160 of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
46.9 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Eta Cephei
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Subgiant (spectral class K0IV)

Mass: 1.6 M Sun | M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 4.12 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 4950 K | 0.86 T Sun
time iconAge: 2.5 billions years | 0.54 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 9.7 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 3.410

1 exoplanet:
Eta Cephei b
203.5 M 0.64 AU 163.6 days unconfirmed
Photometry
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
More about Eta Cephei
      Nearby star Eta Cephei can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia.  Eta Cephei is about 4 times bigger than the Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 4950 K (4677 °C), which is about 86 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
eta Cep, 3 Cephei, BD+61 2050, FK5 783, HD 198149, HIP 102422, HR 7957, SAO 19019, Gaia EDR3 2195115561168483712
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (* eta Cep)
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2195115561168483712)
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