Mu Mensae

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Mu Mensae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Mensa[1][2]
Right ascension 4h 43m 3.9s[1][2]
Declination −70° 55′ 52″[1][2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.54[1][2]
Spectral type B8II-IIISi:[1][2]
U−B color index -0.46[1][2]
B−V color index -0.12[1][2]
R−I color index [1][2]
Radial velocity (Rv) -0.46 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -1 mas/yr
Dec.: - mas/yr
Other designations
CP-71 282,SAO 256122,HD 30612,HR 1541
Database references

Mu Mensae (μ Men, μ Mensae) is a blue giant star in the constellation Mensa. It has an apparent magnitude of +5.52 and is 148.1 parsecs or 483 light-years from the Sun.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Pulsating variable Star". SIMBAD. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2012-07-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "VizieR Detailed Page". Retrieved 2012-07-13.