14 Persei (HIP 12768)

14 Persei is a yellow supergiant star in the constellation Perseus. At 960 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 5.43. The iron abundance of 14 Persei is +0.01 (102.3% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 9.4 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 24,800 and 31,200 light years from the center of the Galaxy.

Sky position: RA 2h 44.1m, Dec +44 18'

Common designations: 14 Persei, HIP 12768, HD 16901

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Brightest stars in Perseus:
(list all)

46

|    5.16

)   29 Persei

47

|    5.24

)   HR 890

48

|    5.28

)   A Persei

49

|    5.29

)   HR 1390

50

|    5.30

)   36 Persei

51

|    5.30

)   59 Persei

52

|    5.32

)   HD 20809

53

|    5.34

)   20 Persei

54

|    5.39

)   HR 1207

55

|    5.43

)   14 Persei

56

|    5.46

)   HR 1330

57

|    5.47

)   HR 885

58

|    5.47

)   HD 21699

59

|    5.49

)   30 Persei

60

|    5.49

)   HR 1215

61

|    5.52

)   50 Persei

62

|    5.53

)   1 Persei

Location of 14 Persei circled
Map detail from Stars of the Northern Hemisphere
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Galactic Orbit of 14 Persei

(compared to the Sun)

Eccentricity: 11.5% vs. 16.0%

Angle φ : 17.0 vs. 26.0

Semi-major axis : 8,586 pc vs. 8,686 pc

Semi-minor axis: 8,529 pc vs. 8,574 pc

Focus-to-center: 989 pc vs. 1,388 pc

Semilatus rectum : 8,472 pc vs. 8,464 pc

Perigalacticon: 7,597 pc vs. 7,297 pc

Apogalacticon: 9,576 pc vs. 10,074 pc
 


Some Tabulated XHIP Data for 14 Persei
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 41.02149192 0.40 mas 2.44 0.44 mas/yr.
Declination: 44.29705500 0.31 mas -6.22 0.36 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 143.31221292 4.90 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: -14.07144593 -4.55 mas/yr.

Parallax: 3.32 0.46 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: G0Ib 2001AJ....121.2148G.

Radial Velocity: -0.70 0.60 km/s [A rating] 2006AstL...32..759G.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: 0.01 dex  1980ApJ...241..218L.
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U
B 6.33 -1.01
V 5.43 -1.91
R
I 4.61 -2.74
J 4.15 -3.20
H 3.75 -3.59
K 3.57 -3.78

  B-V: +0.90       V-I: +0.82


Derivations

Heliocentric distance: 294.42 pc (13.9% margin of error)

Galactocentric distance: 7,631 pc

Transverse velocity: 9.3 km/s

3D heliocentric position and motion:

toward:   

Galactic center Galactic rotation North Galactic Pole
Position ( X, Y, Z) -229.0 pc 170.6 pc -71.6 pc
Velocity (U, V, W) -2.3 km/s -6.8 km/s -6.0 km/s

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