53 Camelopardalis

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53 Camelopardalis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 08h01m42.4s
Declination +60°19′28″
Apparent magnitude (V) +6.02
Distance 321 ± 24 ly
(98 ± 7 pc)
Spectral type A2pSrCrEu
Other designations
AX Camelopardalis, HR 3109, HD 65339, BD+60°1105, FK5 302, HIP 39261, SAO 14402, GC 10822, CCDM 08017+6019

53 Camelopardalis is a spectroscopic binary in the constellation Camelopardalis. It is approximately 321 light years from Earth. The binary has an orbital period of 6.52 years.

The primary component, 53 Camelopardalis A, is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with a mean apparent magnitude of +6.02. It is classified as an Alpha2 Canum Venaticorum type variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +5.95 to +6.08 with a period of 8.03 days.