Fum al Samakah

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. Combined General Catalogue of Variable Stars (suspected variables)

catalogues and names Fum al Samakah, b Psc, NSV 14410, 4 Psc, HR 8773, HD 217891, SAO 127934, FK5: 1602
constellation Pisces

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

note (category: star names): Fum al Samakah.

position, motion, parallax:

position (J2000) RA: 23h 3min 52,6sec DEC: +3 49' 12''
position (J1900) RA: 22h 58min 47,2sec DEC: +3 16' 54''
proper motion (J2000) RA: 0,013 arcsec/a DEC: -0,011 arcsec/a
radial velocity 0 km/s
rotational velocity 128 km/s (uncertain) (variable)


visual magnitude 4,53
(V on UBV Johnson system)

spectral / color information

spectral class B6Ve
B-V-magnitude -0,12
U-B-magnitude -0,49
R-I-magnitude -0,13
note (category: spectra): Width of H alpha varies slightly. Rotationally unstable shell star.

variability information

variable star identification 14410

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

position, motion, parallax:

position (J2000) RA: 23h 3min 52,617sec DEC: +3 49' 12,14'' 0,06 arcsec source: 15
proper motion (J2000) RA: 0,0009 arcsec/a DEC: -0,011 arcsec/a source: 25
radial velocity 0 km/s source: 25
galactic coord. (B1950) longitude: 78,81 latitude: -49,61
GCI unit vector (J2000) X: 0,96801 Y: -0,241904 Z: 0,066623


visual 4,53 (observed) source: 25
photovisual 4,6 source: 2

spectral information:

spectral class B5 source: 96
Morgan-Keenan B6Ve source: 25
B-magnitude 4,41 0,05 B-V-magnitude -0,12
U-magnitude 3,92 0,05 U-B-magnitude -0,49


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
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: 23h 1min 19,867sec DEC: +3 33' 1,75'' 0,005 arcsec
position (J2000) RA: 23h 3min 52,612sec DEC: +3 49' 12,23''
proper motion J1950 (FK4) RA: 0,0007 arcsec/a DEC: -0,004 arcsec/a 0,001 arcsec/a in RA
0,001 arcsec/a in DEC
proper motion J2000 (FK5) RA: 0,0008 arcsec/a DEC: -0,009 arcsec/a
source of proper motion data Determined by source catalog


visual 4,6 (accuracy: 2 decimals)
source of visual magnitude data Taken from the "Henry Draper Catalogue".

spectral information:

spectral class B5p
source of spectral data Taken from the Henry Draper Catalogue or no spectrum in source catalog.


source catalogue FK4, catalogue number: 1602
Durchmusterung BD+03 4818
Boss General Catalogue 32134
Henry Draper Catalogue 217891

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


position (J1950) RA: 23h 1min 19,9sec DEC: +3 33' 2''

variability informations:

magnitute at max. brightness 4,51
magnitute at min. brightness 4,55
photometric system visual, photovisual or Johnson's V

spectral information

spectral class BE


to a study 712027D (designation: HR 8773)