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32 Eridani B (Companion Star) Facts

32 Eridani B Facts

32 Eridani B's Alternative Names

The Id of the star in the Yale Bright Star Catalogue is HR1211. The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD24554.

Flamsteed designations are named after the creator, Sir John Flamsteed. Sir John named the stars in the constellation with a number and its latin name, this star's Flamsteed designation is 32 Eridani B. The Flamsteed name can be shortened to 32 Eri B.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of 32 Eridani B

The location of the main sequence star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For 32 Eridani B, the location is 03h 54m 17.393 and -02° 57` 10.30 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of 32 Eridani B

32 Eridani B Colour and Temperature

32 Eridani B has a spectral type of A1V C. This means the star is a blue - white main sequence star.

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Additional 32 Eridani B Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional Name32 Eridani B
Alternative NamesHD 24554, HR 1211, 32 Eri B
Spectral TypeA1V C
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star Type Main Sequence Dwarf Star
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)03h 54m 17.393
Declination (Dec.)-02° 57` 10.30
Radial Velocity17.60 km/s
Associated / Clustered Stars32 Eridani
32 Eridani A

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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