V343 Carinae

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V343 Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 08h40m37.0s
Declination −59°45′40″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.31
Distance 1410 ± 280 ly
(433 ± 86 pc)
Spectral type B1.5III
Other designations
d Carinae, HR 3457, HD 74375, CP−59°1080, FK5 2685, HIP 42568, SAO 236181, GC 11964, CCDM J08406-5946

V343 Carinae (d Car / d Carinae) is a binary star in the constellation Carina. It is approximately 1410 light years from Earth.

V343 Carinae is a blue-white B-type giant with a mean apparent magnitude of +4.31. It is classified as a Beta Cephei type variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +4.30 to +4.33. It is a spectroscopic binary with an orbital period of 134 days.