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58 Persei

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 78.88°   Az: 206.44°   Direction: South-South-West

58 Persei is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Perseus.

58 Persei visual magnitude is 4.25. Because of its moderate brightness, 58 Persei is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of 58 Persei star
DSS2 image of 58 Persei. The red arrow shows the motion of 58 Persei during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

04h 38m 23s
+41° 18’ 46”
00h 26m 15s
05h 04m 39s

J2000

04h 36m 41s
+41° 15’ 52”

Galactic Coordinates

161.76°
-4.03°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 58 Persei star
Simplified finder chart for 58 Persei.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.25
Giant

-2.22
K4III
4270K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 58 Persei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 58 Persei. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

58 Persei is distant 641.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

196.85
641.73
5 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/y
-0.016"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO39639
SAO39639

Visibility from Your Location

58 Persei is circumpolar and transits at 08:36 UTC (altitude: 79.8°)