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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number36 Camelopardalis
HR (BSC)2165
Right Ascension6h 12m 51s
Declination+65° 43' 6"
Distance711 light years
218 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.3
Absolute: -1.4
Spectral ClassK1.5IIIbCH-0.5 orange giant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesA star in the later stages of its lifecycle, 36 Camelopardalis has expanded to some forty times the diameter of the Sun, while retaining less than twice the Sun's mass. The 'CH-0.5' code in its spectral classification indicates that hydrocarbons are less abundant in the star's spectrum than for other giant stars of a comparable kind.


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