Chi Aurigae (HIP 25984)

Chi Aurigae is a blue supergiant star in the constellation Auriga. It shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 4.71.

Sky position: RA 5h 32.7m, Dec +32 11.4'

Common designations: Chi Aurigae, 25 Aurigae, HIP 25984, HD 36371

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Brightest stars in Auriga:
(list all)

6

|    3.18

)   Hoedus II

7

|    3.69

)   Hoedus I

8

|    3.72

)   Delta Aurigae

9

|    3.97

)   Nu Aurigae

10

|    4.30

)   Pi Aurigae

11

|    4.32

)   Kappa Aurigae

12

|    4.51

)   Tau Aurigae

13

|    4.54

)   16 Aurigae

14

|    4.69

)   Lambda Aurigae

15

|    4.71

)   Chi Aurigae

16

|    4.72

)   Upsilon Aurigae

17

|    4.79

)   2 Aurigae

18

|    4.80

)   Psi-2 Aurigae

19

|    4.82

)   Mu Aurigae

20

|    4.91

)   63 Aurigae

21

|    4.92

)   Psi-1 Aurigae

22

|    4.93

)   4 Aurigae

Location of Chi Aurigae circled
Map detail from Stars of the Northern Hemisphere
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Some Tabulated XHIP Data for Chi Aurigae
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 83.18197569 0.21 mas -2.00 0.60 mas/yr.
Declination: 32.19203144 0.15 mas -2.40 0.60 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 175.76635237 0.92 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: -0.61202199 -2.99 mas/yr.

Parallax: 0.01 0.23 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: B5Ia 2009A&A...501..297Z.

Radial Velocity: -0.20 7.40 km/s [D rating] 2007AN....328..889K.
This star is a spectroscopic binary with an unsolved orbit.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: n/a
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U 4.64
B 4.99
V 4.71
R
I 4.26
J 4.25
H 4.08
K 4.00

  B-V: +0.28       V-I: +0.45


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