16 Camelopardalis

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16 Camelopardalis
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 05h 23m 27.84379s[1]
Declination +57° 32′ 39.8326″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.28[2]
Spectral type A0Vn[3]
U−B color index −0.07[2]
B−V color index −0.03[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)12.0±3.7[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: +15.94[1] mas/yr
Dec.: −54.99[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)9.70 ± 0.31[1] mas
Distance340 ± 10 ly
(103 ± 3 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)0.18[5]
Radius3.26[6] R
Temperature10,000[6] K
Rotational velocity (v sin i)217[7] km/s
Age400[6] Myr
Other designations
16 Cam, BD+57° 879, FK5 2402, HD 34787, HIP 25197, HR 1751, SAO 25161.
Database references

16 Camelopardalis is a star in the constellation Camelopardalis. It has a dusty debris disk with a mean temperature of 120 K orbiting at a distance of 52 AU from the star. This disk has a combined mass equal to 2.1% the mass of the Earth.[6]


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  6. ^ a b c d Rhee, Joseph H.; et al. (May 2007), "Characterization of Dusty Debris Disks: The IRAS and Hipparcos Catalogs", The Astrophysical Journal, 660 (2): 1556–1571, arXiv:astro-ph/0609555, Bibcode:2007ApJ...660.1556R, doi:10.1086/509912
  7. ^ Royer, F.; Zorec, J.; Gómez, A. E. (February 2007), "Rotational velocities of A-type stars. III. Velocity distributions", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 463 (2): 671–682, arXiv:astro-ph/0610785, Bibcode:2007A&A...463..671R, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20065224

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