Mu Capricorni

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μ Capricorni
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Capricornus
Right ascension 21h53m17.8s
Declination −13°33′06″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.08
Distance 90.2 ± 2. ly
(27.7 ± 0.6 pc)
Spectral type F1III
Other designations
51 Capricorni, HR 8351, HD 207958, Gl 838.5, BD−14°6149, FK5 1577, HIP 108036, SAO 164713, GC 30631

Mu Capricorni (μ Cap, μ Capricorni) is a star in the constellation Capricornus. μ Capricorni is a yellow-white F-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.08 and is approximately 90.2 light years from Earth.

In Chinese, (), meaning Crying, refers to an asterism consisting of μ Capricorni and 38 Aquarii.[1] Consequently, μ Capricorni itself is known as 哭一 (Kū yī, English: the First Star of Crying.).[2] From this Chinese name, the name Kuh was appeared.[3]

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