HD 81101

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k Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 09h20m56.8s
Declination −62°24′17″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.79
Distance 223 ± 7 ly
(68 ± 2 pc)
Spectral type G6III
Other designations
HR 3728, HD 81101, CP−61°1242, FK5 2745, HIP 45856, SAO 250544, GC 12923

HD 81101, also known as k Carinae (k Car), is a star in the constellation Carina.

k Carinae is a yellow G-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.79. It is approximately 223 light years from Earth.