R Carinae

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R Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 09h32m14.6s
Declination −62°47′20″
Apparent magnitude (V) +7.43
Distance416 ± 44 ly
(128 ± 14 pc)
Spectral typeM6-7IIIep
Other designations
HR 3816, HD 82901, CP−62°1253, HIP 46806, SAO 250614, GC 13192, CCDM J09322-6247

R Carinae is a star in the constellation Carina. It is approximately 416 light years from Earth.

R Carinae is a M-type red giant with a mean apparent magnitude of +7.43. It is classified as a Mira type variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +3.9 to +10.5 with a period of 308.71 days.