5 Canum Venaticorum

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5 Canum Venaticorum
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 12h24m01.5s
Declination +51°33′44″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.76
Distance393 ± 27 ly
(120 ± 8 pc)
Spectral typeG6IIIBa0.2
Other designations
HR 4716, HD 107950, BD+52°1626, FK5 2994, HIP 60485, SAO 28366, GC 16906

5 Canum Venaticorum is a G-type giant star with an apparent magnitude of +4.76. It is located 393 light years from Earth. In Chinese astronomy, 5 Canum Venaticorum is called 相, literally "Prime Minister".[1]


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