5 Serpentis

Stellar classification



  • X -4
  • Y 59
  • Z 58
→ Sol: 83

Object type

  • Variable of BY Dra type
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • Rotationally variable Star
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
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5 Serpentis is a star in the constellation Serpens. Its apparent magnitude is 5.10. Located around 25.38 parsecs (82.8 ly) distant, it is a white giant or subgiant of spectral type F8, a star that has used up its core hydrogen and is evolving to become a red giant. The star was once thought to be a BY Draconis variable, but has been found not to be.

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