HD 111968

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n Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 12h 53m 26.20s[1]
Declination −40° 10′ 43.9″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.25
Characteristics
Spectral type A7III
U−B color index +0.12
B−V color index +0.21
Variable type none
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: 70.84 ± 0.14[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -22.54 ± 0.10[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 21.95 ± 0.19[1] mas
Distance 149 ± 1 ly
(45.6 ± 0.4 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) +0.86
Other designations
HR 4889, HD 111968, Gl 488.1, CD−39°7893, FK5 482, HIP 62896, SAO 203907, GC 17489
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 111968, also known by the Bayer designation n Centauri (n Cen), is a star in the constellation Centaurus.

n Centauri is a white A-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.25. It is approximately 149 light years from Earth.

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