Gamma1 Caeli

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For other star systems with this Bayer designation, see Gamma Caeli.
Gamma1 Caeli
Caelum constellation map.png
Location of γ1 Caeli
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Caelum
Right ascension 05h 04m 24.4021s
Declination −35° 28′ 58.722″
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.577
Characteristics
Spectral type K3III
U−B color index 1.2
B−V color index 1.2
R−I color index 0.65
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 9.7 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 126.17 mas/yr
Dec.: −44.36 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 17.63 ± 0.54 mas
Distance 185 ± 6 ly
(57 ± 2 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −1.87
Details
Mass 0.8 M
Radius 0.9 R
Luminosity 0.4 L
Temperature 3,500–5,000 K
Other designations
HR 1652, HD 32831, CD−35° 2089, HIP 23595, SAO 195532, GC 6212, CCDM 05044-3529.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)

Gamma1 Caeli1 Cae, γ1 Caeli) is a double star in the constellation Caelum. It is approximately 185 light years from Earth. The brighter component is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.55. The companion is an eighth magnitude star located 3.1 arcseconds away.

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