WW Aurigae

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WW Aurigae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension 06h 32m 27.1845s
Declination +32° 27′ 17.633″
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.821
Spectral type A4m+A5m
U−B color index 0.15
B−V color index 0.14
R−I color index 0.02
Variable type Algol variable
Radial velocity (Rv)-9.4 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -26.51 mas/yr
Dec.: -17.52 mas/yr
Parallax (π)11.86 ± 1.06 mas
Distance280 ± 20 ly
(84 ± 8 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)59.89
Mass1,92 M
Radius2,1 R
Luminosity40 L
Temperature7,500–10,000 K
0,00832784 Year
Other designations
GC 8474, HIP 31173, AG+32° 656, GCRV 4178, HR 2372, TD1 7316, AN 3.1918, 2MASS J06322718+3227175, TYC 2426-345-1, BD+32° 1324, GSC 02426-00345, PPM 71742, uvby98 100046052 V, CSI+32 1324 1, HD 46052, SAO 59194, YPAC 242, FK5 2500, HIC 31173, SBC7 282.
Database references

WW Aurigae (WW Aur) is an eclipsing binary in the constellation Auriga. It is approximately 275 light-years from Earth.

Both components, WW Aurigae A and WW Aurigae B, are detached white A-type main sequence dwarfs with a mean apparent magnitude of +5.82. As an eclipsing binary, WW Aurigae is classified as a variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +5.79 to +6.54 with a period of 2.53 days.