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32 Persei

Altitude: 13.6°   Azimuth: 33.9°   Direction: North-East

32 Persei is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

32 Persei visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, 32 Persei should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 32 Persei is -0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 32 Persei star
DSS2 image of 32 Persei. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Persei during the next 10000 years (-10.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 32 Persei


32 Persei is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 13.6°
Azimuth: 33.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 32 Persei

32 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 32 Persei are provided in the following table:

03h 21m 26s
+43° 19’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 32 Persei in the sky:

Finder chart 32 Persei star
Simplified finder chart for 32 Persei.

Visibility of 32 Persei from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

32 Persei is circumpolar and transits at 17:05 UTC (altitude: 81.8°)

Distance of 32 Persei from the Sun and relative movement

32 Persei is distant 155.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

47.62 pc
155.24 ly
-7 km/s
-0.063 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 32 Persei

32 Persei belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Persei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 32 Persei. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 32 Persei