HD 64760

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HD 64760
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Location of HD 64760 (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension 07h 53m 18.15792s[1]
Declination −48° 06′ 10.5637″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.24[2]
Spectral type B0.5Ib[3]
U−B color index -0.99[2]
B−V color index -0.14[2]
Radial velocity (Rv) +41.00[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -5.60[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +5.76[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 1.97 ± 0.10[1] mas
Distance 1,660 ± 80 ly
(510 ± 30 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) -4.30[5]
Mass 15.5[6] M
Luminosity 41371[7] L
Temperature 23,400[7] K
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 238[3] km/s
Other designations
J Puppis, CD-47°3396, GC 10689, GSC 08139-04578, HIP 38518, HR 3090, HD 64760, SAO 219111
Database references

HD 64760 (J Puppis) is a class B0.5[3] (blue supergiant) star in the constellation Puppis. Its apparent magnitude is 4.24[2] and it is approximately 1660 light years away based on parallax.[1]


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  2. ^ a b c d Ducati, J. R. (2002). "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Catalogue of Stellar Photometry in Johnson's 11-color system". CDS/ADC Collection of Electronic Catalogues. 2237. Bibcode:2002yCat.2237....0D. 
  3. ^ a b c Hoffleit, D.; Warren, W. H. (1995). "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Hoffleit+, 1991)". VizieR On-line Data Catalog: V/50. Originally published in: 1964BS....C......0H. 5050. Bibcode:1995yCat.5050....0H. 
  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. doi:10.1134/S1063773706110065. 
  5. ^ Anderson, E.; Francis, Ch. (2012). "XHIP: An extended hipparcos compilation". Astronomy Letters. 38 (5): 331. arXiv:1108.4971Freely accessible. Bibcode:2012AstL...38..331A. doi:10.1134/S1063773712050015.  Vizier catalog entry
  6. ^ Tetzlaff, N.; Neuhäuser, R.; Hohle, M. M. (2011). "A catalogue of young runaway Hipparcos stars within 3 kpc from the Sun". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 410: 190. arXiv:1007.4883Freely accessible. Bibcode:2011MNRAS.410..190T. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17434.x.  Vizier catalog entry
  7. ^ a b Hohle, M.M.; Neuhäuser, R.; Schutz, B.F. (2010). "Masses and luminosities of O- and B-type stars and red supergiants". Astronomische Nachrichten. 331 (4): 349. arXiv:1003.2335Freely accessible. Bibcode:2010AN....331..349H. doi:10.1002/asna.200911355.  Vizier catalog entry

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