T Carinae

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This article is about the variable star. For t¹ Carinae, see HD 92063. For t² Carinae, see HD 92397.
T Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 10h55m17.2s
Declination −60°31′01″
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.93
Absolute magnitude (V) +1.07
Distance 306 ± 17 ly
(94 ± 5 pc)
Spectral type K0III
Other designations
T Carinae, HR 4271, HD 94776, CP−59°2840, HIP 53394, SAO 251178, GC 15026

T Carinae (T Car) is a star in the constellation Carina.

T Carinae is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.93. It is approximately 306 light years from Earth. Although given a variable star designation, it is now thought to be constant.