Omicron2 Cancri

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For other stars with this Bayer designation, see ο Cancri.
ο2 Cancri
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Cancer
Right ascension 08h57m35.2s
Declination +15°34′53″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.68
Absolute magnitude (V) 2.58[1]
Distance 161 ± 6 ly
(49 ± 2 pc)
Spectral type F0IV
Other designations
63 Cancri, HR 3565, HD 76582, BD+16°1864, HIP 44001, SAO 98250, GC 12380

Omicron2 Cancri (ο2 Cnc, ο2 Cancri) is a star in the constellation Cancer.

ο2 Cancri is a yellow-white F-type subgiant with an apparent magnitude of +5.68. It is approximately 161 light years from Earth.

It has a projected rotational velocity of 90.5±4.5 km/s and an effective temperature of 7,884 K.[1]


  1. ^ a b Reiners, A. (January 2006), "Rotation- and temperature-dependence of stellar latitudinal differential rotation", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 446 (1): 267–277, arXiv:astro-ph/0509399Freely accessible, Bibcode:2006A&A...446..267R, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20053911.