Gamma Camelopardalis

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γ Camelopardalis
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 03h 50m 21.5091s
Declination +71° 19′ 56.156″
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.622
Characteristics
Spectral type A2IVn
U−B color index 0.07
B−V color index 0.03
R−I color index 0.04
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) −1 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 18.27 mas/yr
Dec.: −42.0 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 9.73 ± 0.55 mas
Distance 340 ± 20 ly
(103 ± 6 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −0.47
Details
Mass 3.65 M
Radius 4.87 R
Luminosity 165 L
Temperature 9,250 K
Rotation 189 Km/s
0,0015421927 Year
Other designations
HR 1148, HD 23401, BD+70° 259, FK5 138, HIP 17959, SAO 5006, GC 4557, BDS 1843, CCDM 03504+7120.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)
Database references
SIMBAD data

Gamma Camelopardalis (γ Cam / γ Camelopardalis) is a star in the constellation Camelopardalis.

γ Camelopardalis is a white A-type subgiant with an apparent magnitude of +4.59. It is approximately 335 light years from Earth.

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