42 Camelopardalis

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42 Camelopardalis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 06h50m57.1s
Declination +67°34′19″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.14
Distance 867 ± 141 ly
(266 ± 43 pc)
Spectral type B4IV
Other designations
HR 2490, HD 48879, BD+67°454, FK5 2523, HIP 32864, SAO 13973, GC 8902

42 Camelopardalis is a star in the constellation Camelopardalis.

42 Camelopardalis is a blue-white variable B-type subgiant with an apparent magnitude of +5.14. It is approximately 867 light years from Earth.

It is notable as demonstrating similarities between the short-period B-type variables and the Cepheid variables.