14 Comae Berenices

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14 Comae Berenices
Coma Berenices constellation map.svg
Red circle.svg
Location of 14 Com (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Coma Berenices
Right ascension 12h 26m 24.06444s[1]
Declination +27° 16′ 05.6554″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.95[2]
Spectral type F1IV[3]
U−B color index +0.18[2]
B−V color index +0.27[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)−2.20[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: −14.20[1] mas/yr
Dec.: −10.32[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)11.82 ± 0.24[1] mas
Distance276 ± 6 ly
(85 ± 2 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)+0.35[5]
Mass2.4[5] M
Radius23 R
Surface gravity (log g)3.4[6] cgs
Temperature7,300 K
Rotational velocity (v sin i)226[5] km/s
Age500 Myr
Other designations
14 Com, HR 4733, BD+28°2115, HD 108283, SAO 82310, FK5 2997, HIP 60697, AAVSO 1221+27
Database references

14 Comae Berenices (14 Com) is a star in the constellation Coma Berenices. Its apparent magnitude is 4.92. It is a shell star and a spectroscopic binary.


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  6. ^ a b Dominy, J. F.; Smith, M. A. (1977). "A spectroscopic study of 14 Comae and other A-type shell stars". Astrophysical Journal. 217: 494. Bibcode:1977ApJ...217..494D. doi:10.1086/155598.