Pi Canis Majoris

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π Canis Majoris
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Canis Major
Right ascension 06h 55m 37.4s [1]
Declination −20° 08′ 11″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.66
Distance 95.3 ± 2.0 ly
(29.2 ± 0.6 pc)
Spectral type F2IV/V
Other designations
19 Canis Majoris, HR 2590, HD 51199, BD −19° 1610, HIP 33302, SAO 172579, GC 9096, ADS 5602, CCDM 06556-2008

Pi Canis Majoris (π CMa, π Canis Majoris), also known as 19 Canis Majoris, is a star in the constellation Canis Major located approximately 96 light years from Earth.[1]

Pi Canis Majoris A is a yellow-white F-type subgiant with an apparent magnitude of +4.68.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "19 Canis Majoris - Variable Star". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 14 March 2014.