12 Comae Berenices

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12 Comae Berenices
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Coma Berenices
Right ascension 12h 22m 30.31177s[1]
Declination +25° 50′ 46.1855″[1]
Spectral typeF6III+A3V[1]
Other designations
BD+26 2337, FK5 1318, HD 107700, HIP 60351, HR 4707, SAO 82273

12 Comae Berenices (12 Com) is a spectroscopic binary in the constellation Coma Berenices. Its apparent magnitude is 4.80. It consists of two stars, an F-type giant star and an A-type main-sequence star.[1] The two orbit each other every 396.54 days.[2]

12 Comae Berenices is located within the Coma Star Cluster, an open cluster.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e SIMBAD, 12 Comae Berenices (accessed 8 September 2012)
  2. ^ Pourbaix, D.; et al. (2004). "SB9: The ninth catalogue of spectroscopic binary orbits". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 424 (2): 727. arXiv:astro-ph/0406573. Bibcode:2004A&A...424..727P. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20041213.