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κ Cru
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Crux
Right ascension 12h 53m 48.9199s
Declination -60° 22' 34.480"'
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.98
Spectral type B3Ia
U-B color index -0.58
B-V color index 0.22
Variable type None
Radial velocity (Rv) -3.5 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -3.03 mas/yr
Dec.: -1.74 mas/yr
Parallax (π) -1.96 ± 0.63 mas
Distance approx. -1700 ly
(approx. -500 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 6.2
Mass ? M
Radius ? R
Luminosity ? L
Temperature ? K
Metallicity ?
Rotation ?
Age ? years
Other designations
* kap Cru, CPC 20.1 3740, HIC 62931, ALS 2813, CPD-59° 4555, HIP 62931, SAO 252077, CD-59° 4460, GC 17492, HR 4890, NGC 4755 ESL 2, Cl* NGC 4755, Cl* NGC 4755 AS B, HD 111973, NGC 4755 2.

κ Cru (Kappa Crucis, HD 111973) is a star in star cluster NGC 4755



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