V433 Aurigae

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V433 Aurigae
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension 05h 39m 18.312s
Declination +29° 12′ 54.766″
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.02-6.06[1]
Spectral type B2IV-V
U−B color index -0.5
B−V color index 0.16
Variable type Variable star
Radial velocity (Rv)22.90 ± 1.9 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -0.82 ± 0.43 mas/yr
Dec.: -7.11 ± 0.20 mas/yr
Parallax (π)3.08 ± 0.42 mas
Distanceapprox. 1,100 ly
(approx. 320 pc)
Luminosity322[2] L
Temperature7400[2] K
Other designations
HD 37367, BD+29° 947, SAO 77354, HIP 26606, HR 1924.
Database references

V433 Aurigae is a variable star in the constellation Auriga. It is a Slowly pulsating B star (SPB) that ranges from apparent magnitude 6.02 to 6.06 over 4.6 days.[1] Located around 324 parsecs distant, it shines with a luminosity approximately 322 times that of the Sun and has a surface temperature of 7400 K.[2]


  1. ^ a b Watson, Christopher (4 January 2010). "V433 Aurigae". The International Variable Star Index. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b c McDonald, I.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Boyer, M. L. (2012). "Fundamental Parameters and Infrared Excesses of Hipparcos Stars". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 427 (1): 343–57. arXiv:1208.2037. Bibcode:2012MNRAS.427..343M. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21873.x.