Gamma Crateris

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Gamma Crateris
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Crater
Right ascension 11h 24m 52.92362s
Declination −17° 41′ 02.4300″
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.08
Distance 84 ly
(25.75 pc)
Spectral type A7V
Other designations
15 Crateris, BD−16° 3244, HD 99211, HIP 55705, HR 4405, SAO 156661, FK5 431

Gamma Crateris is a double star system,[1] divisible with a small amateur telescope, and located at the center of the constellation Crater. The primary is a white A-type main sequence star of apparent magnitude 4.08,[1] while the secondary is a small companion of magnitude 9.6. The system is located 84 light years away from the Earth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gamma Crateris". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Retrieved 2012-09-01.