Iota2 Muscae

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ι2 Muscae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Musca
Right ascension 13h 27m 18.49881s[1]
Declination −74° 41′ 30.3217″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.613[1]
Absolute magnitude (V) +0.61[2]
Spectral type B9 V
Other designations
ι2 Mus, CD−74° 793, HD 116579, HIP 65628, HR 5051, SAO 257047

ι2 Muscae, Latinised as Iota2 Muscae, is a star in the constellation Musca. Its apparent magnitude is 6.61. Located around 159 parsecs (520 ly) distant, it is a blue main-sequence star of spectral type B9V.[1] It is radiating 69 times the Sun's luminosity.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "HR 5051". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Anderson, E.; Francis, Ch. (2012), "XHIP: An extended hipparcos compilation", Astronomy Letters, 38 (5): 331, arXiv:1108.4971Freely accessible, Bibcode:2012AstL...38..331A, doi:10.1134/S1063773712050015.