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Imai

Delta Crucis

Proper NameImai
Bayer DesignationDelta Crucis
Flamsteed NumberNone
BSC4656
HD106490
ConstellationCrux
Right Ascension12h 15m 9s
Declination-58° 44' 56"
Distance345 light years
106 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.8
Absolute: -2.3
Spectral ClassB2IV Blue Subgiant
Optimum VisibilityApril (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

The dimmest of the four stars that make up the Southern Cross, Imai is a blue subgiant of variable magnitude lying some 345 light years from the Sun.

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