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Vathorz Prior

Upsilon Carinae

Proper NamesVathorz Prior
Bayer DesignationUpsilon Carinae
Flamsteed NumberNone
BSC3890 (A), 3891 (B)
HD85123 (A), 85124 (B)
ConstellationCarina
Right Ascension9h 47m 6s (A), 9h 47m 7s (B)
Declination-65° 4' 19" (A), -65° 4' 22" (B)
Distancec.1,400 light years
c.400 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.0 (A), +6.0 (B)
Absolute: -5.2 (A), -2.2 (B)
Spectral ClassA6Ib White Supergiant (A), B7III Blue Giant (B)
Optimum VisibilityFebruary / March (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

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