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HD 137388, HIP 76351

Proper NameKaraka
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)None
Other DesignationsHIP 76351
Right Ascension15h 35m 40s
Declination-80° 12' 17"
Distance133 light years
41 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +8.67
Absolute: +5.63
Spectral ClassK0/1V orange dwarf
Planets in this systemKererū (Karaka b, HD 137388 b), gas giant
Optimum VisibilityMay / June (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

The object close to Karaka on its eastern (left-hand) side is the foreground star HIP 76362. This is a eleventh-magnitude dwarf, less than a third as far from the Sun as the more luminous Karaka. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas


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