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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Kochab, beta Ursae Minoris
Hipparcos catalog ID:72607
Other star catalog entries:HD 131873
SAO 8102
BD B+74 595
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:2.07 (source: Hipparcos)
Spectral type:K4IIIvar
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension14h 50m 42.39547s (+/-0.00002s)
Declination74° 9' 19.7142" (+/-0.0001")
Parallax:24.91 (+/-0.12) mas
Derived distance:131 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:-32.61 (+/-0.11) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:11.42 (+/-0.13) mas/year
Constellation:Ursa Minor
 

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