V372 Carinae

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V372 Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Carina
Right ascension  07h 52m 29.74244s[1]
Declination −54° 22′ 01.7936″[1]
Spectral type B1.5IV
Variable type Beta Cephei[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)+18.00 ± 4.3 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −4.17 ± 0.22[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 8.03 ±0.20[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)2.44 ± 0.20[1] mas
Distance1,300 ± 100 ly
(410 ± 30 pc)
Luminosity1742[3] L
Temperature14132[3] K
Other designations
HR 3088, HD 64722, HIP 38438, SAO 235579
Database references

V372 Carinae is a star in the Carina. Located around 1300 light-years distant, it shines with a luminosity approximately 1742 times that of the Sun and has a surface temperature of 14132 K.[3] It is a Beta Cephei variable.[2]


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  2. ^ a b Dubath, P.; Rimoldini, L.; Süveges, M.; Blomme, J.; López, M.; Sarro, L. M.; et al. (2011). "Random forest automated supervised classification of Hipparcos periodic variable stars". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 414 (3): 2602–17. arXiv:1101.2406. Bibcode:2011MNRAS.414.2602D. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.18575.x.
  3. ^ a b c McDonald, I.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Boyer, M. L. (2012). "Fundamental Parameters and Infrared Excesses of Hipparcos Stars". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 427 (1): 343–57. arXiv:1208.2037. Bibcode:2012MNRAS.427..343M. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21873.x.