27 Cancri is a star in the constellation Cancer.
27 Cancri is a M-type red giant with a mean apparent magnitude of +5.56. It is approximately 1050 light years from Earth. It is classified as a semiregular variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +5.41 to +5.75 with a period of 40 days.
It has been analysed as a member of the Arcturus stream, a group of stars with high proper motion and metal-poor properties thought to be the remnants of a small galaxy consumed by the Milky Way.