12 Aurigae

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12 Aurigae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension 05h 16m 27.0833s[1]
Declination +46° 24′ 57.831″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.95[2]
Spectral type B2Ve
Radial velocity (Rv)-32.9 ± 5 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −4.0[3] mas/yr
Dec.: −0.8[3] mas/yr
Mass18[citation needed] M
Radius7[citation needed] R
Luminosity20,000[citation needed] L
Temperature10,000–30,000[citation needed] K
Other designations
GC 6424, PPM 47919, SAO 40183, BD+46° 989, HD 33988
Database references

12 Aurigae is a star in the constellation Auriga. Its apparent magnitude is 6.9. It lacks a designation from the Hipparcos catalogue.[2]


  1. ^ a b Hog, E. (1998). "The Tycho Reference Catalogue". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 335. Bibcode:1998A&A...335L..65H. 
  2. ^ a b "* 12 Aur". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 13 April 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Høg, E.; et al. (2000). "The Tycho-2 catalogue of the 2.5 million brightest stars". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 355: L27–L30. Bibcode:2000A&A...355L..27H.