20 Puppis

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20 Puppis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension 08h 13m 19.96755s [1]
Declination −15° 47′ 17.6021″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.00
Absolute magnitude (V) -2.12[2]
Distance 863[2] ly
(265 pc)
Spectral type G5Ib/II [1]
Other designations
20 Pup, GSC 05996-02764, HD 68752, HIP 40259, HR 3229, SAO 153993
Database references
SIMBAD data

20 Puppis (20 Pup) is a yellow supergiant star in the constellation Puppis. Its apparent magnitude is 4.99.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, 20 Puppis (accessed 1 February 2013)
  2. ^ a b "20 Puppis (HIP 40259)". Ashland Astronomy Studio. Retrieved 10 Feb 2013.