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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Capella, alpha Aurigae
Hipparcos catalog ID:24608
Other star catalog entries:HD 34029
SAO 40186
BD B+45 1077
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:0.08 (source: ground based)
Spectral type:M1: comp
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension5h 16m 41.29552s (+/-0.00004s)
Declination45° 59' 56.5046" (+/-0.0003")
Parallax:76.20 (+/-0.46) mas
Derived distance:42.8 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:75.25 (+/-0.54) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:-426.89 (+/-0.28) mas/year
Constellation:Auriga
 

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