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Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+7.43|
|Distance||416 ± 44 ly
(128 ± 14 pc)
R Carinae is a M-type red giant with a mean apparent magnitude of +7.43. It is classified as a Mira type variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +3.9 to +10.5 with a period of 308.71 days.
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