HD 79940

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HD 79940
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Vela
Right ascension 09h 15m 45.08007s [1]
Declination −37° 24′ 47.3208″ [1]
Absolute magnitude (V) 0.88[2]
Spectral type F5III [1]
Other designations
k Vel, CD−36 5505, GJ 339.3, GJ 9293, HD 79940, HIP 45448, HR 3684, SAO 200163

HD 79940 is a star in the constellation Vela. Its apparent magnitude is 4.64.

It has a projected rotational velocity of 117.2±5.9 km/s and an effective temperature of 6,397 K.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, k Velorum (accessed 15 March 2013)
  2. ^ 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.