8 Persei

Stellar classification



  • X -292
  • Y -19
  • Z -288
→ Sol: 411

Object type

  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
simbad:* 8 Per


8 Persei is a star in the constellation Perseus. Its apparent magnitude is 5.76. Located around 130 parsecs (420 ly) distant, it is a red giant of spectral type K3III, a star that has used up its core hydrogen and is expanding.

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