43 Persei is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
43 Persei visual magnitude is 5.28. Because of its reltive faintness, 43 Persei should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 43 Persei:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 43 Persei
43 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 43 Persei are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 43 Persei in the sky:
Visibility of 43 Persei from your location
43 Persei is circumpolar and transits at 04:02 UTC (altitude: 89.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 43 Persei
The image below is a photograph of 43 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 43 Persei is 0.091 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.13 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 43 Persei from the Sun and relative movement
43 Persei is distant 133.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 43 Persei
43 Persei belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 43 Persei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
43 Persei star system properties
43 Persei is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 43 Persei double sysyem: