HD 116243

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m Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 13h 24m 00.48s[1]
Declination −64° 32′ 08.4″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.52
Characteristics
Spectral type G6II
U−B color index +0.47
B−V color index +0.85
Variable type none
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) +12 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 28.90 ± 0.18[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -21.52 ± 0.17[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 12.53 ± 0.22[1] mas
Distance 260 ± 5 ly
(80 ± 1 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) +0.04
Other designations
HR 5041, HD 116243, CP−63°2732, HIP 65387, SAO 252293, GC 18107
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 116243, also known by the Bayer designation m Centauri (m Cen), is a star in the constellation Centaurus.

m Centauri is a yellow G-type bright giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.52. It is approximately 260 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