C3 Centauri

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For other star systems with this Bayer designation, see C Centauri.
C3 Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 11h 37m 33.991s[1]
Declination −47° 44′ 50.30″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.46
Spectral type K2 III
U−B color index +1.30
B−V color index +1.24
Variable type none
Radial velocity (Rv) −1 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -67.93 ± 0.45[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 29.64 ± 0.58[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 9.23 ± 0.77[1] mas
Distance 350 ± 30 ly
(108 ± 9 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) +0.23
Other designations
CD−47°6997, HD 101067, HIP 56700, HR 4476, SAO 222917
Database references

C3 Centauri (C3 Cen) is a star in the constellation Centaurus.

C3 Centauri is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.46. It is approximately 350 light years from Earth.


  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653–664. arXiv:0708.1752. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357.  Vizier catalog entry