Rho Tucanae

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ρ Tucanae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Tucana
Right ascension 00h 42m 28.4s
Declination −65° 28' 05"
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.38
Distance 133 ± 3 ly
(41 ± 1 pc)
Spectral type F6V
Other designations
HR 187, HD 4089, CP-66 47, FK5 2047, HIP 3330, SAO 248237, GC 851

Rho Tucanae (ρ Tuc, ρ Tucanae) is a binary star in the constellation Tucana.

Rho Tucanae is a spectroscopic binary composed of two yellow-white F-type main sequence dwarfs with a combined apparent magnitude of +5.38. The binary star has a rotation period of 4.82 days. It is approximately 133 light years from Earth.