57 Cancri

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57 Cancri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Cancer
Right ascension 08h54m14.7s
Declination +30°34′46″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.40
Distance 365 ± 47 ly
(112 ± 15 pc)
Spectral type G7III+K0
Other designations
HR 3532, HD 75959, BD+31°1907, HIP 43721, SAO 61125, GC 12289, ADS 7071, CCDM 08542+3034

57 Cancri is a binary star in the constellation Cancer. It is approximately 365 light years from Earth.

The primary component, 57 Cancri A, is a yellow G-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +6.1. Its companion, 57 Cancri B is an orange K-type star with an apparent magnitude of +6.6. The two stars are separated by 1.50 arcseconds. The combined apparent magnitude of the system is +5.40.