34 Persei is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.
34 Persei visual magnitude is 4.67. Because of its moderate brightness, 34 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 table below summarizes the key facts about 34 Persei:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 34 Persei
34 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 34 Persei are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 34 Persei in the sky:
Visibility of 34 Persei from your location
34 Persei is circumpolar and transits at 22:15 UTC (altitude: 88.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 34 Persei
The image below is a photograph of 34 Persei from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 34 Persei is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 34 Persei from the Sun and relative movement
34 Persei is distant 558.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 34 Persei
34 Persei belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 34 Persei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
34 Persei star system properties
34 Persei is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 34 Persei double sysyem: