Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+5.08|
|Distance||90.2 ± 2. ly
(27.7 ± 0.6 pc)
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, 哭 (Kū), meaning Crying, refers to an asterism consisting of μ Capricorni and 38 Aquarii. Consequently, μ Capricorni itself is known as 哭一 (Kū yī, English: the First Star of Crying.). From this Chinese name, the name Kuh was appeared.
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- (Chinese) AEEA (Activities of Exhibition and Education in Astronomy) 天文教育資訊網 2006 年 7 月 5 日
- Richard Hinckley Allen: Star Names — Their Lore and Meaning:Capricornus
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