Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||15h 49m 37.2s|
|Declination||−03° 25' 49"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+3.54|
|Absolute magnitude (V)||+0.14|
|Distance||156 ± 6 ly
(48 ± 2 pc)
Mu Serpentis (μ Ser, μ Serpentis) is a star in the constellation Serpens, in its head (Serpens Caput). Mu Serpentis is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +3.54. It is approximately 156 light years from Earth.
In Chinese astronomy, Mu Serpentis is called 天乳, Pinyin: Tiānrǔ, meaning Celestial Milk, because this star is marking itself and stand alone in Celestial Milk asterism, Root mansion (see : Chinese constellation).
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