Enif Epsilon Pegasi

Stellar classification

K

Coordinates

  • X -537
  • Y -363
  • Z 236
→ Sol: 690

Object type

  • Long-period variable star
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • Peculiar Star
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
simbad:* eps Peg

Wiki

Epsilon Pegasi (ε Pegasi, abbreviated Epsilon Peg, ε Peg), also named Enif (EE-nif), is the brightest star in the northern constellation of Pegasus. With an apparent visual magnitude of 2.4, this is a second-magnitude star that is readily visible to the naked eye. The distance to this star can be estimated using parallax measurements from the Hipparcos astrometry satellite, yielding a value of around 690 light-years (210 parsecs).

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