Menkib


The object was found in the following catalogues:
  1. The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version)

  2. SKY2000 - Master Star Catalog

  3. Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog

  4. The Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0

  5. Combined General Catalogue of Variable Stars (suspected variables)


catalogues and names Menkib, z Per, NSV 01397, 44 Per, HR 1203, HD 24398, SAO 56799, FK5: 144, WDS 03541+3153A
constellation Perseus

data from The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version) (Hoffleit+, 1991)


object is infrared source (NASA merged infrared catalogue, Schmitz et al., 1978)

position, motion, parallax:

position (J2000) RA: 3h 54min 7,9sec DEC: +31 53' 1''
position (J1900) RA: 3h 47min 50,6sec DEC: +31 35' 12''
proper motion (J2000) RA: 0,006 arcsec/a DEC: -0,01 arcsec/a
radial velocity 20 km/s
note: spectroscopic binaries
rotational velocity 59 km/s (uncertain) (variable)
trigonometric parallax 0,01 arcsec
note (category: radial and/or rotational velocities): Comp. B +20.8k/s.
note (category: dynamical parallaxes): 0.012".

magnitude

visual magnitude 2,85
(V on UBV Johnson system)

spectral / color information

spectral class B1Ib
B-V-magnitude 0,12
U-B-magnitude -0,77
R-I-magnitude 0,09
note (category: spectra): Interstellar CH detected optically. COPERNICUS data used to analyze the chemical abundances in line of sight to Zeta Per: CO, HD, and OH. About 60% of the hydrogen in front of the star is molecular.
note (category: colors): Reddened star. Color excess E(B-V) = +0.33.

variability information

variable star identification 1397
note (category: variability): 2.80 - 2.93V.

double/multiple star system information

number of components of multiple star system 5
separation 12,9 arcsec
mag difference (of double or brightest multiple) 6,5
component ID AB
note (category: double and multiple data): AB CPM, B 9.16V B8IV; C, 9.12V at 33" optical; D, 10.35V, +0.713(B-V), +0.20(U-B), at 92" optical; E, 9.90V, A2V, +0.33(B-V), +0.17(U-B), at 120" physical.
note (category: spectroscopic binaries): 1.765d, K 6.0k/s, V0 +22.2k/s.

miscellaneous information

note (category: group membership): IC 348; Per OB2.

data from SKY2000 - Master Star Catalog (Myers+ 1997)

position, motion, parallax:

position (J2000) RA: 3h 54min 7,922sec DEC: +31 53' 1,01'' 0,06 arcsec source: 15
proper motion (J2000) RA: 0,0004 arcsec/a DEC: -0,01 arcsec/a source: 25
radial velocity 20 km/s source: 25
trigonometric parallax 0,01 0,001 arcsec source: 25
galactic coord. (B1950) longitude: 162,29 latitude: -16,69
GCI unit vector (J2000) X: 0,443248 Y: 0,724252 Z: 0,528196

magnitude:

visual 2,85 (observed) source: 25
photovisual 2,9 source: 2

spectral information:

spectral class B1 source: 96
Morgan-Keenan B1Ib source: 25
B-magnitude 2,97 0,05 B-V-magnitude 0,12
U-magnitude 2,2 0,05 U-B-magnitude -0,77

double/multiple star system information:

source of data: 19
separation between brightest and second brightest component 12,8 arcsec
magnitude difference between brightest and second brightest component 6,31
position angle 208

sources:

2 HD and HDE Catalogs
Cannon, A.J., and E.C. Pickering, Harvard Annals, Vols 91-99, 1918-24, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University; Cannon, A.J., Harvard Annals, Vol. 100, 1925-36, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University; and Cannon, A.J., and M. Walton Mayall, Harvard Annals, Vol. 112, 1949, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University
15 FK5, FK5 Extension and FK5 Supplement
Fricke, W., H. Schwan and T. Lederle, "Fifth Fundamental Catalogue (FK5), Part I. The Basic Fundamental Stars," Veroff. Astronomisches Recheninstitut, No. 32, Heidelberg, Germany, 1988, and Fricke, W., H. Schwan, and T.E. Corbin, "Fifth Fundamental Catalogue (FK5), Part II. The FK5 Extension," Veröff. Astronomisches Recheninstitut, No. 33, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991
19 WDS Catalog
Worley, C.E., and G.G. Douglass, Washington Catalog of Visual Double Stars 1996.0, United States Naval Observatory, 1996
25 Bright Star Catalogue, 5th edition
Hoffleit, D. and Warren, W.H. Jr., The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Edition, Version 2, 1994
96 SAO or HD/HDE Catalog
Reference from Value 1 or Reference from Value 2

data from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog (SAO Staff 1966; USNO, ADC 1990)

position and proper motion:

position (J1950) RA: 3h 50min 58,959sec DEC: +31 44' 12,55'' 0,004 arcsec
position (J2000) RA: 3h 54min 7,925sec DEC: +31 53' 0,94''
proper motion J1950 (FK4) RA: 0,0005 arcsec/a DEC: -0,009 arcsec/a 0,001 arcsec/a in RA
0,001 arcsec/a in DEC
proper motion J2000 (FK5) RA: 0,0005 arcsec/a DEC: -0,011 arcsec/a
source of proper motion data Determined by source catalog

magnitude:

visual 2,9 (accuracy: 2 decimals)
source of visual magnitude data Taken from the "Henry Draper Catalogue".

spectral information:

spectral class B1
source of spectral data Taken from the Henry Draper Catalogue or no spectrum in source catalog.

catalogues

source catalogue FK4, catalogue number: 144
Durchmusterung BD+31 666
Boss General Catalogue 4688
Henry Draper Catalogue 24398

data from The Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996)

position and proper motion:

position (J2000) RA: 3h 54,1min DEC: +31 53'
proper motion (J2000) RA: 0,006 arcsec/a DEC: -0,01 arcsec/a

double/multiple star system information:

component year number of measures position angle angular separation magnitude of 1st component magnitude of 2nd component spectral class(es) discoverer code
AB 1830 19 208 12,6'' 2,85 9,16 B1Ib STF 464
1968 - 12,8''
AC 1860 10 286 32,8'' 2,85 11,24 - STF 464
AD 1860 9 198 89,1'' 2,85 9,9 - STF 464
1957 195 94,2''
AE 1860 8 185 120,3'' 2,85 9,9 - STF 464
BC 1967 1 350 32,9'' - - - SLV
BD 1967 1 194 82,5'' - - - SLV

discoverer information:

discoverer code discoverer reference
STF 464 Struve, F.G.W. -
SLV Salukvadze, G.

notes:

note Zeta Per. A is a spectroscopic binary.

data from Combined General Catalogue of Variable Stars (suspected variables) (Kholopov+ 1998)

position:

position (J1950) RA: 3h 50min 59sec DEC: +31 44' 13''

variability informations:

magnitute at max. brightness 2,8
magnitute at min. brightness 2,93
photometric system visual, photovisual or Johnson's V

spectral information

spectral class B1

references

to a study 140106D (designation: zeta PER)

miscanellous

There are notes in the published catalog (Kukarkin et al.(1982)).