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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number47 Camelopardalis
HR (BSC)2772
Right Ascension7h 22m 17s
Declination+59° 54' 7"
Distance242 light years
74 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.36
Absolute: +2.02
Spectral ClassA7mF2III White/Bright Yellow 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.

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