HD 129685

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This article is about c² Centauri. For C² Centauri, see C2 Centauri.
c² Centauri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 14h 44m 59.20s[1]
Declination −35° 11′ 30.6″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.92
Spectral type A0V
U−B color index −0.03
B−V color index +0.01
Variable type none
Radial velocity (Rv) −5 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 9.17 ± 0.20[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -2.30 ± 0.20[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 15.22 ± 0.22[1] mas
Distance 214 ± 3 ly
(65.7 ± 0.9 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) +0.91
Other designations
HR 5489, HD 129685, CD−34°9888, HIP 72104, SAO 205899, GC 19845
Database references

HD 129685, also known by its Bayer designation c² Centauri (c² Cen), is a star in the constellation Centaurus. c² Centauri is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +4.92. It is approximately 214 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:0708.1752free to read. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357.  Vizier catalog entry