HD 78004

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HD 78004
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Vela
Right ascension 09h 04m 09.280s[1]
Declination –47° 05′ 51.85″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +3.75
Characteristics
Spectral type K2III
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: –47.45 ± 0.10[1] mas/yr
Dec.: –9.75 ± 0.10[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 10.89 ± 0.11[1] mas
Distance 300 ± 3 ly
(91.8 ± 0.9 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) -1.14
Details
Other designations
c Velorum, c Vel,HR 3614, CD–46°4883, HIP 44511, SAO 220803[2]

HD 78004 (c Vel, c Velorum) is a star in the constellation Vela.

HD 78004 is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +3.75. It is approximately 300 light years from Earth.

The star should not be confused with C Velorum.

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
  2. ^ "* c Vel -- Star". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2014-12-11.