I Carinae

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This article is about I Carinae. For i Carinae, see HD 79447. For l Carinae, see HD 84810. For ι Carinae, see Iota Carinae.
I Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 10h 24m 23.7s
Declination −74° 01′ 54″
Apparent magnitude (V) +3.99
Absolute magnitude (V) +2.94
Distance 52.9 ± 0.4 ly
(16.2 ± 0.1 pc)
Spectral type F2IV
Other designations
HR 4102, HD 90589, Gl 391, CP−73°733, FK5 391, HIP 50954, SAO 256710, GC 14323

Coordinates: Sky map 10h 24m 23.7s, −74° 01′ 54″

I Carinae (I Car) is a star in the constellation Carina. It is a yellow-white F-type subgiant with an apparent magnitude of +3.99 and is approximately 52.9 light years from Earth.

In the next 7500 years, the south Celestial pole will pass close to this stars and Omega Carinae (5800 CE).[1]