Alpha Chamaeleontis

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Alpha Chamaeleontis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Chamaeleon
Right ascension 08h 18m 31.5499s
Declination −76° 55' 11.001"
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.066
Distance 63.5 ly
(19.5 pc)
Spectral type F5V[1]
Other designations
Gl 305, HD 71243, HIP 40702, HR 3318, IRAS 08198-7645, SAO 256496

Alpha Chamaeleontis (α Cha, α Chamaeleontis) is a star in the constellation Chamaeleon. It has about the same mass as the Sun.[2]


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  2. ^ Gondoin, P. (December 1999), "Evolution of X-ray activity and rotation on G-K giants", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 352: 217–227, Bibcode:1999A&A...352..217G 
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