V337 Carinae

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V337 Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 10h 17m 04.9758s[1]
Declination −61° 19′ 56.295″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.36 to 3.44[2]
Spectral type K3IIa[1]
U−B color index +1.72[3]
B−V color index +1.54[3]
R−I color index +0.77[3]
Variable type LC[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)8.2 ± 0.9[1] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −24.25[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 6.38[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)4.43 ± 0.49[1] mas
Distanceapprox. 740 ly
(approx. 230 pc)
Radius350[4] R
Other designations
V337 Car, q Carinae, q Car, CCDM J10171-6120A, CD−60°3010, CPD−60°1817, CSI−60° 1817 41, FK5 1264, GC 14133, GSC 08943-03447, HD 89388, HIP 50371, HR 4050, IDS 10137-6050 A, PPM 357895, SAO 250905, TYC 8943-3447-1.[1]
Database references

V337 Carinae (V337 Car, q Carinae) is a K-type bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.[1] It is an irregular variable and has an apparent visual magnitude which varies between 3.36 and 3.44.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i V* V337 Car -- Variable Star, database entry, SIMBAD. Accessed on line August 27, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c V337 Car, database entry, The combined table of GCVS Vols I-III and NL 67-78 with improved coordinates, General Catalogue of Variable Stars, Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow, Russia. Accessed on line August 27, 2008.
  3. ^ a b c D. Hoffleit & W. H. Warren, Jr. "The Bright Star Catalogue, Database entry for HR 4050" (5th Revised ed.). Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS). Retrieved August 27, 2008.
  4. ^ HD 89388, database entry, Catalog of Apparent Diameters and Absolute Radii of Stars (CADARS), 3rd edition, L. E. Pasinetti-Fracassini, L. Pastori, S. Covino, and A. Pozzi, CDS ID II/224. Accessed on line August 27, 2008.