6 Canum Venaticorum

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6 Canum Venaticorum
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 12h 25m 50.9s
Declination +39° 01′ 07″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.01
Characteristics
Spectral type G9III
Astrometry
Distance 227 ± 10 ly
(70 ± 3 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 0.65±0.044[1]
Other designations
BD+39°2521, FK5 461, HD 108225, HR 4728, HIP 60646, SAO 63000
Database references
SIMBAD data

6 Canum Venaticorum is a star in the constellation Canes Venatici. It is a yellow G-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.01. This star is approximately 227 light years from Earth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Park, Sunkyung; et al. (2013), "Wilson-Bappu Effect: Extended to Surface Gravity", The Astronomical Journal, 146 (4): 73, Bibcode:2013AJ....146...73P, arXiv:1307.0592Freely accessible, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/146/4/73.