C2 Centauri

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For other star systems with this Bayer designation, see C Centauri.
C2 Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 11h 35m 55.584s[1]
Declination −47° 38′ 29.91″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.26
Characteristics
Spectral type A7m
U−B color index +0.12
B−V color index +0.25
Variable type none
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) +5 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 32.77 ± 0.18[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -49.95 ± 0.22[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 16.18 ± 0.30[1] mas
Distance 202 ± 4 ly
(62 ± 1 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) +1.44
Other designations
HR 4466, HD 100825, CD−46°7205, FK5 435, HIP 56573, SAO 222895, GC 15901
Database references
SIMBAD data

C2 Centauri (C2 Cen) is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +5.26 and is approximately 202 light years from Earth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653–664. arXiv:0708.1752. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357.  Vizier catalog entry