HD 93250

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HD 93250
Observation data
Epoch {{{epoch}}}      Equinox
Constellation Carina
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Evolutionary stage blue giant
Spectral type O4 IV(fc)[1]
Distance7,664[2] ly
Radius15,9 R
Diameter15,9 D
Luminosity (bolometric)1 million L
Temperature46,000 K
Other designations
HD 93250, GSC 08626-02075

HD 93250, also known as GSC 08626-02075, is a star located in the constellation Carina. It is located 7,664[2] light years away from the Earth. HD 93250 has a diameter of 15,9 D, making it around the size of the orbit of no planet. HD 93250 has a stellar class of O4 IV(fc)[1] and a temperature of 46,000 degrees Kelvin; it is a blue giant that is currently burning hydrogen and helium within its core. HD 93250 is around 1 million times brighter than the Sun. HD 93250 is the brightest x-ray source in the Carina Nebula.