F Centauri

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For f Centauri, see HD 113703.
F Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 12h 18m 59.758s[1]
Declination −55° 08′ 34.81″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.01
Characteristics
Spectral type M1III
U−B color index +1.95
B−V color index +1.59
Variable type none
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) −7 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -68.69 ± 0.50[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -11.05 ± 0.44[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 6.60 ± 0.62[1] mas
Distance 490 ± 50 ly
(150 ± 10 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −0.32
Other designations
HR 4682, HD 107079, CP−54°5113, FK5 2985, HIP 60059, SAO 239838, GC 16792, CCDM J12190-5509
Database references
SIMBAD data

F Centauri (F Cen) is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is approximately 490 light years from Earth. F Centauri is a M-type red giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.01.

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