BC Canis Minoris

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BC Canis Minoris
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Canis Minor
Right ascension 07h 52m 07.19014s[1]
Declination 03° 16′ 38.4324″[1]
Spectral type M4III[1]
Other designations
BD+03 1824, HD 64052, HIP 38406, HR 3061, SAO 116054[1]

BC Canis Minoris is a red giant star in the constellation Canis Minor. It is a semi-regular variable with measured periods of 27.7, 143.3 and 208.3 days, and an average visual magnitude of 6.30. It is around 500 light-years (150 parsecs) distant.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "V* BC CMi". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Tabur, V.; Bedding, T. R. (2009). "Long-term photometry and periods for 261 nearby pulsating M giants". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 400 (4): 1945–61. arXiv:0908.3228Freely accessible. Bibcode:2009MNRAS.400.1945T. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.15588.x.