HD 96566

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For other stars with the Bayer designation z Carinae, see z Carinae.
HD 96566
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 11h06m32.4s
Declination −62°25′27″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.62
Distance 370 ± 21 ly
(113 ± 7 pc)
Spectral type G8III
Other designations
HR 4325, HD 96566, Gl 412.1, CP−61°2067, HIP 54301, SAO 251269, GC 15288

HD 96566 (z1 Carinae, z1 Car) is a star in the constellation Carina. It is a yellow G-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.62 and is approximately 370 light years from Earth.

It has 3.6 times the mass of the Sun.[1]


  1. ^ Gondoin, P. (December 1999), "Evolution of X-ray activity and rotation on G-K giants", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 352: 217–227, Bibcode:1999A&A...352..217G