16 Puppis

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16 Puppis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension 08h 09m 01.63741s [1]
Declination −19° 14′ 42.0521″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.39
Distance 464 [2] ly
(142 pc)
Spectral type B5V [1]
Other designations
GSC 6004-03719, HD 67797, HIP 39906, HR 3192, SAO 153890
Database references
SIMBAD data

16 Puppis (16 Pup) is a blue (B4IV) subgiant star in the constellation of Puppis at 464 light years that shines with an apparent magnitude of 4.39.

16 Puppis is located in the northernmost part of its constellation, almost due north of the bright star Rho Puppis, and east of Canis Major

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, 16 Puppis (3 Mar. 2013)
  2. ^ 16 Puppis Ashland Astronomy Studio (3 Mar. 2013)