Kappa Serpentis

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κ Serpentis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Serpens
Right ascension 15h 48m 44.4s[1]
Declination +18° 08' 30" [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.09[1]
Distance 348 ± 30 ly
(107 ± 9 pc)
Spectral type M0.5III[1]
Other designations
35 Serpentis, HR 5879, HD 141477, SAO 101752, HIP 77450

Kappa Serpentis (κ Ser, κ Serpentis) is a star in the constellation Serpens, in its head (Serpens Caput). It is a red M-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.09.[1] It is approximately 348 light years from Earth.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e SIMBAD, Kappa Serpentis (accessed 16 June 2014)
  2. ^ Kaler, James B. (11 July 2008). "Kappa Serpentis". Stars. University of Illinois. Retrieved 16 June 2014.