HD 59890

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HD 59890
Puppis constellation map.svg
Red circle.svg

Location of HD 59890 (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension 07h 30m 42.60231s[1]
Declination −30° 57′ 44.2137″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.65[2]
Spectral type G3Ib[3]
U−B color index +0.63[2]
B−V color index +0.93[2]
Radial velocity (Rv) +14.80[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -11.38[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +0.62[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 2.17 ± 0.24[1] mas
Distance approx. 1,500 ly
(approx. 460 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) -3.64[5]
Luminosity 3165[5] L
Surface gravity (log g) 1.37[6] cgs
Temperature 5,437[6] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] +0.08[6] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 9.4[7] km/s
Other designations
CD-30°4620, GC 10071, HIP 36514, HR 2881, HD 59890, SAO 198064
Database references

HD 59890 is a class G3Ib[3] (yellow supergiant) star in the constellation Puppis. Its apparent magnitude is 4.65[2] and it is approximately 1500 light years away based on parallax.[1]


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  4. ^ Gontcharov, G. A. (2006). "Pulkovo Compilation of Radial Velocities for 35 495 Hipparcos stars in a common system". Astronomy Letters. 32 (11): 759. Bibcode:2006AstL...32..759G. arXiv:1606.08053Freely accessible. doi:10.1134/S1063773706110065. 
  5. ^ a b Anderson, E.; Francis, Ch. (2012). "XHIP: An extended hipparcos compilation". Astronomy Letters. 38 (5): 331. Bibcode:2012AstL...38..331A. arXiv:1108.4971Freely accessible. doi:10.1134/S1063773712050015.  Vizier catalog entry
  6. ^ a b c Earle Luck, R. (2014). "Parameters and Abundances in Luminous Stars". The Astronomical Journal. 147 (6): 137. Bibcode:2014AJ....147..137L. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/147/6/137. 
  7. ^ Glebocki, R.; Gnacinski, P. (2005). "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Catalog of Stellar Rotational Velocities (Glebocki+ 2005)". VizieR On-line Data Catalog: III/244. Originally published in: 2005csss...13..571G; 2005yCat.3244....0G. 3244. Bibcode:2005yCat.3244....0G.  Vizier catalog entry