Delta3 Canis Minoris

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δ3 Canis Minoris
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Canis Minor
Right ascension 07h 34m 15.89238s[1]
Declination +3° 22′ 18.1956″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.81[2]
Evolutionary stage Main sequence
Spectral type A0Vnnp[3]
Parallax (π) 5.67 ± 0.34[1] mas
Distance 580 ± 30 ly
(180 ± 10 pc)
Other designations
9 Canis Minoris, HR 2901, HD 60357, BD+03°1719, HIP 36812, SAO 115644, GC 10128, CCDM 07343+0322
Database references
Star map of the 25 brightest stars in Canis Minor. Delta3 Canis Minoris is circled.

Delta3 Canis Minoris3 CMi, δ3 Canis Minoris) is a star in the constellation Canis Minor. It is approximately 680 light years from Earth.

δ3 Canis Minoris is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +5.81.


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  2. ^ Johnson, H. L.; Mitchell, R. I.; Iriarte, B.; Wisniewski, W. Z. (1966). "Ubvrijkl Photometry of the Bright Stars". Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. 4: 99. Bibcode:1966CoLPL...4...99J. 
  3. ^ Abt, Helmut A.; Morrell, Nidia I. (1995). "The Relation between Rotational Velocities and Spectral Peculiarities among A-Type Stars". Astrophysical Journal Supplement v.99. 99: 135. Bibcode:1995ApJS...99..135A. doi:10.1086/192182.