40 Aurigae

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40 Aurigae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension 06h 06m 35.0977s
Declination +38° 28′ 57.519″
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.353
Characteristics
Spectral type A4m
U−B color index 0.15
B−V color index 0.25
R−I color index 0.09
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: 10.76 mas/yr
Dec.: -52.7 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 8.57 ± 0.84 mas
Distance 380 ± 40 ly
(120 ± 10 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 5.588
Details
Mass 3,1 M
Radius 2,1 R
Luminosity 40 L
Temperature 7,500–10,000 K
Rotation 26 km/s
0,01121 Year
Orbit
Companion 40 Aurigae B
Other designations
HD 41357, GCRV 3828, IRAS 06031+3829, SBC7 265, 2MASS J06063509+3828578, AG+38° 663, GSC 02925-00806, PLX 1403, TD1 5967, BD+38° 1377, HIC 28946, PPM Star Catalogue 71223, TYC 2925-806-1, FK5 2465, HIP 28946, ROT 972, UBV 6148, GC 7723, HR 2143, SAO 58749, uvby98 100041357.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)

40 Aurigae is a spectroscopic binary star in the constellation Auriga. Its apparent magnitude is 5.36.

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