Omega2 Cancri

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4 Cancri
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Cancer
Right ascension 08h 01m 43.75692s[1]
Declination +25° 05′ 22.0800″[1]
Characteristics
Spectral type A1V[1]
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) −9.2 ± 2[1] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −25.11 mas/yr
Dec.: 12.29 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 6.85 ± 0.35 mas
Distance 480 ± 20 ly
(146 ± 7 pc)
Other designations
ω2 Cancri (Bayer), 4 Cancri (Flamsteed), BD+25 1816, CCDM J08017+2506A, GSC 01930-00674, HD 65856, HIC 39263, HIP 39263, HR 3132, SAO 79869
Database references
SIMBAD data

ω2 Cancri (Latinised to omega2 Cancri, abbreviated to ω2 Cnc or omega2 Cnc) is the Bayer designation of an A-type main-sequence star in the constellation Cancer. It is also known by its Flamsteed designation of 4 Cancri (4 Cnc). It is approximately 480 light years from Earth, and has an apparent magnitude of 6.32.

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