AZ Canis Minoris

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AZ Canis Minoris
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Canis Minor
Right ascension  07h 44m 07.63283s [1]
Declination 02° 24′ 19.5185″ [1]
Spectral typeF0III [1]

AZ Canis Minoris is a yellow-white star in the constellation Canis Minor. It is a Delta Scuti variable just visible to the naked eye in good conditions with a maximum visual magnitude of 6.44 and minimum of 6.51, with a period of 2.3 hours.[2] It is around 402 light-years (123 parsecs) distant.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d SIMBAD, [1] (accessed 15 January 2013)
  2. ^ "AZ CMi". International Variable Star Index. AAVSO. 4 January 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2013.