V345 Carinae

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V345 Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 09h05m38.3s
Declination −70°32′20″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.66
Distance 1080 ± 190 ly
(331 ± 58 pc)
Spectral type B2IVe
Other designations
E Carinae, HR 3642, HD 78764, CP−70°861, HIP 44626, SAO 256583, GC 12602

V345 Carinae (V345 Car) is a star in the constellation Carina.

V345 Carinae is a blue-white B-type subgiant with a mean apparent magnitude of +4.66. It is approximately 1080 light years from Earth. It is classified as a Gamma Cassiopeiae type variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +4.67 to +4.78 with a period of 137.7 days.