Zeta Mensae

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ζ Mensae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Mensa
Right ascension 06h 40m 02.89028s[1]
Declination −80° 48′ 48.9399″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.61[1]
Absolute magnitude (V) +0.15
Distance 413.70[1] ly
(126.90[1] pc)
Spectral type A5III[1]
Other designations
HD 50506, HR 2559, HIP 31897, SAO 258451, CPD-80° 196
Database references

Zeta Mensae (ζ Men, ζ Mensae) is a white giant star in the constellation Mensa of type A5III. It has an magnitude of +5.61 and is about 126 parsecs or 414 light-years away.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Zeta Mensae". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 29 January 2014.