36 Arietis

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36 Arietis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Aries
Right ascension 02h 44m 19.11297s[1]
Declination +17° 45′ 50.1375″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.4[2]
Distance338 ± 15 ly
(104 ± 5 pc)
Spectral typeK2 III[3]
Other designations
BD+17 426, FK5 2190, HD 17017, HIP 12784, HR 808, SAO 93081.[2]

36 Arietis (abbreviated 36 Ari) is a star in the northern constellation of Aries. 36 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation. Its apparent magnitude is 6.40.[2] Based upon an annual parallax shift of 9.66 ± 0.44 mas,[1] this star is 338 light-years (104 parsecs). It is an evolved giant star with a stellar classification of K2 III.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 van Leeuwen, F. (November 2007), "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction", Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653–664, arXiv:0708.1752, Bibcode 2007A&A...474..653V, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "36 Ari -- Star", SIMBAD Astronomical Database (Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg), http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=36+Arietis, retrieved 2012-08-15.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Buzzoni, A. et al. (November 2001), "Lick Spectral Indices for Super-Metal-rich Stars", The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 113 (789): 1365–1377, arXiv:astro-ph/0109443, Bibcode 2001PASP..113.1365B, doi:10.1086/323625.

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