HD 64440

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HD 64440
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension 07h 52m 13.03173s [1]
Declination −40° 34′ 32.8318″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.72
Absolute magnitude (V) -0.43[2]
Distance 352±32 ly
(108±10 pc)
Spectral type K1.5II+ [1]
Other designations
a Pup, GSC 07650-03052, HIP 38414, HR 3080, SAO 219082
Database references

HD 64440 (a Puppis, a Pup) is a multiple star system in the constellation Puppis. Its apparent magnitude is 3.72. Based on parallax measurements, it is around 352 light-years away.[1] It is the 364th brightest star in the sky and the 9th brightest star in Puppis.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d SIMBAD, a Puppis (accessed 24 January 2013)
  2. ^ a b "a Puppis (HIP 38414)". Ashland Astronomy Studio. Retrieved 27 Jan 2013.