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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number24 Canum Venaticorum
HR (BSC)5112
HD118232
ConstellationCanes Venatici
Right Ascension13h 34m 27s
Declination+49° 0' 58"
Distance187 light years
57 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.7
Absolute: +1.0
Spectral ClassA5V White Main Sequence Star
Optimum VisibilityApril / May (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesWith a mass nearly twice that of the Sun, the rapid rotation of 24 Canum Venaticorum has caused the star to deform slightly, with a bulge around its equator. There is evidence of a disc of debris ringing the star out to a distance of approximately 1.4 AU.

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