HR 3407

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HR 3407
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Vela
Right ascension 08h 34m 43.60s[1]
Declination −49° 56′ 39.1″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.01
Characteristics
Spectral type K1-2 II
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: -13.32 ± 0.18[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +18.58 ± 0.18[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 3.84 ± 0.19[1] mas
Distance 850 ± 40 ly
(260 ± 10 pc)
Details
Mass 3.3 ± 1.1[2] M
Luminosity 1010 ± 131[2] L
Temperature 4,245[2] K
Other designations
C Velorum, C Vel, CD-49°3646, FK5 2674, HD 73155, HIP 42088, HR 3407, SAO 220138.

HR 3407 or C Velorum (C Vel) is a star in the southern constellation Vela.

HR 3407 is an orange K-type bright giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.01. It is approximately 850 light years from Earth.[1]

The star should not be confused with c Velorum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f van Leeuwen, F. (November 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. 
  2. ^ a b c Stello, D. et al. (2008), "Oscillating K Giants with the WIRE Satellite: Determination of Their Asteroseismic Masses", The Astrophysical Journal Letters 674 (1): L53–L56, arXiv:0801.2155, Bibcode:2008ApJ...674L..53S, doi:10.1086/528936.