40 Camelopardalis

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40 Camelopardalis
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 06h 15m 40.54073s
Declination +59° 59′ 56.3161″
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.363
Characteristics
Spectral type K3III
B−V color index 1.34
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 8.56 ± 0.29 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 28.21 ± 0.31 mas/yr
Dec.: -23.65 ± 0.24 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 6.63 ± 0.31[1] mas
Distance 490 ± 20 ly
(151 ± 7 pc)
Details
Luminosity 240 L
Temperature 4460 K
Other designations
HR 2201, BD+60° 938, HD 42633, SAO 13772, GC 7949, HIP 29730.
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)
Database references
SIMBAD data

40 Camelopardalis, also known as HD 42633 or HR 2201, is a star in double system in the constellation Camelopardalis. Located around 490 light-years distant, the primary star shines with a luminosity approximately 240 times that of the Sun and has a surface temperature of 4460 K.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the New Hipparcos Reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 474 (2): 653–64. arXiv:0708.1752free to read. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357. 
  2. ^ McDonald, I.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Boyer, M. L. (2012). "Fundamental Parameters and Infrared Excesses of Hipparcos Stars". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 427 (1): 343–57. arXiv:1208.2037free to read. Bibcode:2012MNRAS.427..343M. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21873.x.