HD 75063

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HD 75063
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Vela
Right ascension 08h 46m 01.644s[1]
Declination –46° 02′ 29.50″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +3.87
Characteristics
Spectral type A1III
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: –12.82 ± 0.14[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 4.23 ± 0.12[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 1.76 ± 0.14[1] mas
Distance 1,900 ± 100 ly
(570 ± 50 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) –4.54
Details
Mass 8.6±0.2 M
Radius 30.4 R
Luminosity 8170 L
Temperature 10100 K
Age 30.6 Myr
Other designations
HR 3487, CD–45°4517, HIP 43023, SAO 220422[2]

HD 75063 (a Vel, a Velorum) is a star in the constellation Vela.

HD 75063 is a white A-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +3.87. It is approximately 1500 light years from Earth.

This star, a Velorum, should not be confused with A Velorum—note capitalization.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653–664. arXiv:0708.1752. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357.  Vizier catalog entry
  2. ^ "* a Vel -- Star". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2014-12-05.