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Miaplacidus

Beta Carinae

Proper NamesMiaplacidus
Bayer DesignationBeta Carinae
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)3685
HD80007
ConstellationCarina
Right Ascension9h 13m 12s
Declination-69° 43' 2"
Distance113 light years
35 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +1.2
Absolute: +0.1
Spectral ClassA2IV White Subgiant
Optimum VisibilityFebruary / March (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

Carina's Beta star is a white subgiant, a little more than one hundred light years from the Solar System.

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