Gamma Columbae

Gamma Columbae

Gamma Columbae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Columba
Right ascension 05h 57m 21.00s
Declination −35° 16′ 59.807″
Apparent magnitude (V)4.35
Absolute magnitude (V)−2.74
Distance854 ly
(261.78 pc)
Spectral typeB2.5 IV
Other designations
HD 40494, HIP 28199, HR 2106, SAO 196352

Gamma Columbae is a blue subgiant star in the constellation Columba. It is approximately 854 light years from Earth. This star, along with ζ CMa, λ CMa, δ Col, θ Col, κ Col, λ Col, μ Col and ξ Col, were Al Ḳurūd (ألقرد - al-qird), the Apes.[1]

References

  1. SIMBAD Query Result