HD 74272

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HD 74272
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Vela
Right ascension 08h 41m 13.13s [1]
Declination −47° 19′ 01.6″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.74
Characteristics
Spectral type A5II
U−B color index +0.12[2]
B−V color index +0.13[2]
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) 17.4 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -9.90 ± 0.17[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 7.49 ± 0.17[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 1.28 ± 0.18[1] mas
Distance approx. 2,500 ly
(approx. 800 pc)
Other designations
n Velorum, n Vel, HD 74272, HIP 42624, HR 3452, SAO 220284, CD−46° 4448
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 74272 (n Vel, n Velorum) is a star in the constellation Vela.

HD 74272 is a white A-type bright giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.74. It is approximately 2500 light years from Earth.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "HIP 42624". Hipparcos, the New Reduction. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b Mermilliod, J.-C. (1986). "Compilation of Eggen's UBV data, transformed to UBV (unpublished)". Bibcode:1986EgUBV........0M.