HD 115337

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HD 115337
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 13h 12m 25.431s[1]
Declination 80° 28′ 16.71″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +6.25[2]
Spectral type K0Ib[2]
B−V color index 0.95[2]
Radial velocity (Rv) -9.38[3] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -6.81[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 10.48[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 4.81 ± 0.41[1] mas
Distance 680 ± 60 ly
(210 ± 20 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) -0.345[citation needed]
Other designations
HD 115337, HR 5009
Database references

HD 115337 is a cool supergiant star in the constellation Camelopardalis. It has an apparent magnitude of 6.272 so it is visible under very dark conditions. It is about 680 light-years or 210 parsecs away. It has a much fainter A8 main sequence companion.[4]


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  2. ^ a b c Hoffleit, Dorrit; Jaschek, Carlos (1991). "The Bright star catalogue". New Haven. Bibcode:1991bsc..book.....H. 
  3. ^ Famaey, B.; Jorissen, A.; Luri, X.; Mayor, M.; Udry, S.; Dejonghe, H.; Turon, C. (2005). "Local kinematics of K and M giants from CORAVEL/Hipparcos/Tycho-2 data. Revisiting the concept of superclusters". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 430: 165. arXiv:astro-ph/0409579Freely accessible. Bibcode:2005A&A...430..165F. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20041272. 
  4. ^ Parsons, S. B.; Ake, T. B. (1998). "Ultraviolet and Optical Studies of Binaries with Luminous Cool Primaries and Hot Companions. V. The EntireIUESample". The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 119: 83. Bibcode:1998ApJS..119...83P. doi:10.1086/313152. 

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