z Carinae

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z Carinae

The Bayer designation z Carinae (z Car) is shared by two stars in the constellation Carina:

  • HD 96566 (z1 Carinae), the brighter of the pair, often referred to as simply z Carinae
  • V371 Carinae (z2 Carinae)

They are separated by 0.53° on the sky.

Z Carinae

The variable star designation Z Carinae is used by the star HD 88946, a 10.20m Mira variable.