1 Puppis

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1 Puppis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension 07h 43m 32.38658s [1]
Declination −28° 24′ 39.1832″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.62
Absolute magnitude (V) -2.24[2]
Distance 770[2] ly
(236 pc)
Spectral type K5III [1]
Other designations
1 Pup, GSC 06552-03227, HD 62576, HIP 37648, HR 2993, SAO 174391

1 Puppis (1 Pup) is a red giant star in the constellation of Puppis, its vis mag 4.62.

1 Puppis lies in the northern part of the constellation at a distance of 770 ly, east of Aludra in Canis Major and just above the white supergiant, 3 Puppis.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, 1 Puppis (26/01/2013)
  2. ^ a b 1 Puppis (HIP 37648) Ashland Astronomy Studio (15/02/2013)