HD 24480

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HD 24480
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 03h 57m 08.28867s[1]
Declination +61° 06′ 31.9852″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.98[2] (5.20 + 8.08)[3]
Spectral type K4III + A[4]
U−B color index +1.18[2]
B−V color index +1.42[2]
Radial velocity (Rv) -2.4[5] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -3.25[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -13.28[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 2.23 ± 0.50[1] mas
Distance approx. 1,500 ly
(approx. 400 pc)
Luminosity 4,105[6] L
Temperature 4,230[6] K
Other designations
BD+60° 768, HD 24480, HIP 18488, HR 1205, SAO 12968.
Database references

HD 24480 is a double star in the northern constellation of Camelopardalis. The brighter component is a giant star with a stellar classification of K4III and an apparent magnitude of 5.20.[3] The pair have an angular separation of 1.71.[3]


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  2. ^ a b c Mermilliod, J.-C. (1986), "Compilation of Eggen's UBV data, transformed to UBV (unpublished)", Catalogue of Eggen's UBV data. SIMBAD, Bibcode:1986EgUBV........0M 
  3. ^ a b c Eggleton, P. P.; Tokovinin, A. A. (September 2008), "A catalogue of multiplicity among bright stellar systems", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 389 (2): 869–879, Bibcode:2008MNRAS.389..869E, arXiv:0806.2878Freely accessible, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13596.x 
  4. ^ Abt, Helmut A. (2008). "Visual Multiples. IX. MK Spectral Types". The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 176: 216–217. Bibcode:2008ApJS..176..216A. doi:10.1086/525529. 
  5. ^ Wilson, R. E. (1953), "General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities", Washington, Carnegie Institute of Washington, D.C., Bibcode:1953GCRV..C......0W 
  6. ^ a b McDonald, I.; et al. (2012), "Fundamental Parameters and Infrared Excesses of Hipparcos Stars", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 427 (1): 343–57, Bibcode:2012MNRAS.427..343M, arXiv:1208.2037Freely accessible, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21873.x 

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