HD 115337

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HD 115337
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 13h 12m 25.431s[1]
Declination 80° 28′ 16.71″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +6.25[2]
Spectral type K0Ib[2]
B−V color index 0.95[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)-9.38[3] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -6.81[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 10.48[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)4.81 ± 0.41[1] mas
Distance680 ± 60 ly
(210 ± 20 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)-0.345[citation needed]
Other designations
BD+81° 416, FK5 3056, HD 115337, HIP 64437, HR 5009, SAO 2164
Database references

HD 115337 is a cool supergiant star in the constellation Camelopardalis. It has an apparent magnitude of 6.272 so it is visible under very dark conditions. It is about 680 light-years or 210 parsecs away. It has a much fainter A8 main sequence companion.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653. arXiv:0708.1752. Bibcode 2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hoffleit, Dorrit; Jaschek, Carlos (1991). "The Bright star catalogue". New Haven. Bibcode 1991bsc..book.....H.
  3. Famaey, B.; Jorissen, A.; Luri, X.; Mayor, M.; Udry, S.; Dejonghe, H.; Turon, C. (2005). "Local kinematics of K and M giants from CORAVEL/Hipparcos/Tycho-2 data. Revisiting the concept of superclusters". Astronomy and Astrophysics 430: 165. arXiv:astro-ph/0409579. Bibcode 2005A&A...430..165F. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20041272.
  4. Parsons, S. B.; Ake, T. B. (1998). "Ultraviolet and Optical Studies of Binaries with Luminous Cool Primaries and Hot Companions. V. The EntireIUESample". The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 119: 83. Bibcode 1998ApJS..119...83P. doi:10.1086/313152.

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