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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number47 Camelopardalis
HR (BSC)2772
Right Ascension7h 23m 44s
Declination+59° 52' 0"
Distance248 light years
76 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.4
Absolute: +2.0
Spectral ClassA7III White Giant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary / February (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesA faint star falling very close to Camelopardals' border with Lynx to the south. 47 Camelopardalis is a giant star more than 240 light years from the Solar System, with a complex spectrum indicating an unusually high metal content.