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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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29 Persei

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 11.8°   Azimuth: 3.7°   Direction: North

29 Persei is a main-sequence star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Perseus.

29 Persei visual magnitude is 5.15. Because of its faintness, 29 Persei is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 29 Persei

Finder chart 29 Persei star
Simplified finder chart for 29 Persei.

29 Persei is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 29 Persei are provided in the following table:

03h 18m 37s
+50° 13’ 19”
Image of 29 Persei star
DSS2 image of 29 Persei. The red arrow shows the motion of 29 Persei during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 29 Persei


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 29 Persei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 29 Persei. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 29 Persei from the Sun and relative movement

29 Persei is distant 527.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

161.81 pc
527.51 ly
-4 km/s
0.029 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 29 Persei


Visibility of 29 Persei from your location

29 Persei is circumpolar and transits at 09:38 UTC (altitude: 88.7°)