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25 Canum Venaticorum
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 13h37m27.6s
Declination +36°17′42″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.82
Distance 192 ± 8 ly
(59 ± 2 pc)
Spectral type A7III+F0V
Other designations
HR 5127, HD 118623, BD+37°2433, HIP 66458, SAO 63648, GC 18421, ADS 8974, CCDM 13375+3617

25 Canum Venaticorum is a binary star in the constellation Canes Venatici. It has a combined apparent magnitude of +4.82 and is approximately 192 light years from Earth.

The primary component, 25 Canum Venaticorum A, is a white A-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.01. The companion, 25 Canum Venaticorum B, is a yellow-white F-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +6.91. The two stars are separated by 1.8 arcseconds on the sky and have an orbital period of 220 years.


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