Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||09h 08m 02.86s|
|Declination||−25° 51' 30.7"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+4.62|
Kappa Pyxidis (Kappa Pyx, κ Pyxidis, κ Pyx) is multiple star system in constellation of Pyxis, with an apparent magnitude of +4.62. The primary component is an orange K-type giant. It is approximately 487 light years from Earth.
Kappa Pyxidis is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 53.7 km/s relative to the Sun. It will come closest to the Sun 2.6 million years from now when it will brighten to magnitude 3.34 from a distance of 308 light years.