Gamma Pictoris

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Gamma Pictoris
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Pictor
Right ascension 05h 49m 49.66181s [1]
Declination −56° 09′ 59.9808″ [1]

Gamma Pictoris (γ Pic) is a star in the constellation Pictor. Its apparent magnitude is 4.50. Its diameter has been estimated as around 14 times that of the Sun.[2]


  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, Gamma Pictoris (accessed 21 January 2013)
  2. ^ Pasinetti Fracassini, L. E.; Pastori, L.; Covino, S.; Pozzi, A. (February 2001). "Catalogue of Apparent Diameters and Absolute Radii of Stars (CADARS) - Third edition - Comments and statistics". Astronomy and Astrophysics 367: 521–524. arXiv:astro-ph/0012289. Bibcode:2001A&A...367..521P. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20000451.