6 Cassiopeiae (HIP 117447)

6 Cassiopeiae is a white supergiant star in the constellation Cassiopeia. It shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 5.43. 6 Cassiopeiae is a multiple-star system. The iron abundance of 6 Cassiopeiae is +0.46 (288.4% of the Sun).

Sky position: RA 23h 48.8m, Dec +62 12.6'

Common designations: 6 Cassiopeiae, HIP 117447, HD 223385, HR 9018

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Brightest stars in Cassiopeia:
(list all)

37

|    5.22

)   49 Cassiopeiae

38

|    5.27

)   47 Cassiopeiae

39

|    5.28

)   40 Cassiopeiae

40

|    5.29

)   HR 567

41

|    5.32

)   31 Cassiopeiae

42

|    5.35

)   HR 233

43

|    5.38

)   12 Cassiopeiae

44

|    5.41

)   Lalande 1171

45

|    5.42

)   23 Cassiopeiae

46

|    5.43

)   6 Cassiopeiae

47

|    5.45

)   HR 164

48

|    5.55

)   HR 461

49

|    5.55

)   HR 9010

50

|    5.56

)   HR 266

51

|    5.56

)   HR 342

52

|    5.56

)   HR 8894

53

|    5.57

)   10 Cassiopeiae

Location of 6 Cassiopeiae circled
Map detail from Stars of the Northern Hemisphere
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Some Tabulated XHIP Data for 6 Cassiopeiae
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 357.20906243 0.27 mas -7.10 2.70 mas/yr.
Declination: 62.21451984 0.28 mas -6.00 2.80 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 115.70748519 -8.33 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: 0.22407464 -4.12 mas/yr.

Parallax: 0.53 0.37 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: A3Ia 1969AJ.....74..375C.

Radial Velocity: -42.30 0.60 km/s [A rating] 2006AstL...32..759G.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: 0.46 dex  2011A&A...525A..71W.
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U 6.11
B 6.10
V 5.43
R
I 4.94
J
H
K

  B-V: +0.67       V-I: +0.49


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