HD 77370

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This article is about b2 Carinae. For b1 Carinae, see V376 Carinae. For B Carinae, see HR 3220.
Not to be confused with β Carinae.
b2 Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 08h59m24.1s
Declination −59°05′01″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.17
Absolute magnitude (V) 2.97[1]
Distance 85.4 ± 1.1 ly
(26.2 ± 0.3 pc)
Spectral type F3V
Other designations
HR 3598, HD 77370, Gl 333.1, CP−58°1327, HIP 44143, SAO 236475, GC 12449, CCDM J08594-5905

HD 77370, also called b² Carinae (b² Car), is a star in the constellation Carina.

b² Carinae is a yellow-white F-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +5.17. It is approximately 85.4 light years from Earth.

It has a projected rotational velocity of 60.4±3.0 km/s and an effective temperature of 6,609 K.[1]


  1. ^ a b Reiners, A. (January 2006), "Rotation- and temperature-dependence of stellar latitudinal differential rotation", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 446 (1): 267–277, arXiv:astro-ph/0509399Freely accessible, Bibcode:2006A&A...446..267R, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20053911.