Nu Caeli

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ν Caeli
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Caelum
Right ascension 04h 50m 16.1809s
Declination -41° 19′ 15.052″
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.069
Characteristics
Spectral type F1III-IV
B−V color index 0.37
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 23.6 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -3.02 mas/yr
Dec.: 66.56 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 19.11 ± 0.53 mas
Distance 171 ± 5 ly
(52 ± 1 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 6.4
Details
Mass 1.7 M
Radius 1.4 R
Luminosity L
Temperature 6,000–7,500 K
Other designations
HR 1557, HD 30985, CD-41°1593, HIP 22488, SAO 217032, GC 5913, CCDM 04503-4119.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)
Database references
SIMBAD data

Nu Caeli (ν Cae, ν Caeli), also known as, HD 30985, HR 1557 is a star in the constellation Caelum.

ν Caeli is a yellow-white F-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +6.06. It is approximately 171 light years from Earth.

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