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Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+5.3/+7.9|
|Distance||242 ± 10 ly
(74 ± 3 pc)
The primary component, C Carinae A, is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +5.3. Its companion, C Carinae B, is a yellow-white F-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +7.9. The two stars are separated by 3.9 arcseconds, or at least 290 AU.
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