24 Canum Venaticorum

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24 Canum Venaticorum
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 13h34m27.3s
Declination +49°00′58″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.68
Absolute magnitude (V)0.85[1]
Distance191 ± 7 ly
(58 ± 2 pc)
Spectral typeA5V
Other designations
HR 5112, HD 118232, BD+49°2227, FK5 3083, HIP 66234, SAO 44668, GC 18356

24 Canum Venaticorum is a star in the constellation Canes Venatici.

24 Canum Venaticorum is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +4.68. It is approximately 191 light years from Earth.

This star has 2.02 times the mass of the Sun, with a projected rotational velocity of 178 km s−1.[1]


  1. ^ a b Pizzolato, N.; Maggio, A.; Sciortino, S. (September 2000), "Evolution of X-ray activity of 1-3 Msun late-type stars in early post-main-sequence phases", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 361: 614–628, Bibcode:2000A&A...361..614P