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Ahadi

Pi Puppis

Proper NamesAhadi
Bayer DesignationPi Puppis
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)2773
HD56855
ConstellationPuppis
Right Ascension7h 17m 45s
Declination-37° 7' 52"
Distance807 light years
248 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.7
Absolute: -4.3
Spectral ClassK3Ib Orange Supergiant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary / February
NotesThe brightest of a cluster of stars collectively designated Collinder 135, Ahadi or Pi Puppis is an immense and luminous supergiant star. The primary supergiant forms a binary system with a much less massive blue dwarf companion.

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