V382 Carinae

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V382 Carinae
V382 Carinae.jpg
V382 Carinae star.
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 11h08m35.4s
Declination −58°58′30″
Apparent magnitude (V) +3.93
Spectral type G0-4-Ia+[1]
U−B color index +0.94
B−V color index +1.23
Radial velocity (Rv) +7.2 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −4.97 mas/yr
Dec.: 1.67 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 0.52 ± 0.17 mas
Distance 8.9k ly
(2.7k[1] pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) −9.0[1]
Mass 20[1] M
Radius 700[1] R
Luminosity 409,000[1] L
Temperature 5,200[1] K
Other designations
x Carinae, HR 4337, HD 96918, CP−58°3189, FK5 1289, HIP 54463, SAO 238813, GC 15329
Database references

V382 Carinae, also known as x Carinae (x Car), is a star in the constellation Carina.

V382 Carinae is a yellow G-type hypergiant with a mean apparent magnitude of +3.93. It is 8,900 light years from Earth. It is a variable star of low amplitude, and is 700 times the size of our Sun.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Achmad, L. et al (1992). "A photometric study of the G0-4 Ia(+) hypergiant HD 96918 (V382 Carinae)". Astronomy and Astrophysics 259: 600-606. Bibcode:1992A&A...259..600A.