Isida (HIP 33345)

Isida is an orange bright giant star in the constellation Canis Major. It shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 5.00. Isida is a multiple-star system.

Sky position: RA 6h 56.1m, Dec -14 2.4'

Common designations: Isida, Mu Canis Majoris, 18 Canis Majoris, HIP 33345, HD 51250

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Brightest stars in Canis Major:
(list all)

21

|    4.54

)   Xi-2 Canis Majoris

22

|    4.66

)   Pi Canis Majoris

23

|    4.66

)   HR 2766

24

|    4.82

)   HR 2450

25

|    4.82

)   15 Canis Majoris

26

|    4.83

)   145 Canis Majoris

27

|    4.88

)   UW Canis Majoris

28

|    4.94

)   HR 2812

29

|    5.00

)   HR 2244

30

|    5.00

)   Isida

31

|    5.15

)   HR 2260

32

|    5.16

)   HR 2379

33

|    5.18

)   HR 2825

34

|    5.21

)   HR 2305

35

|    5.23

)   10 Canis Majoris

36

|    5.25

)   HR 2447

37

|    5.28

)   11 Canis Majoris

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

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 104.02769521 0.52 mas 0.00 1.70 mas/yr.
Declination: -14.04344650 0.40 mas -10.60 1.80 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 225.99132997 9.47 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: -5.33882812 -4.76 mas/yr.

Parallax: 2.62 0.58 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: K3II 2002ApJS..143..513G.

Radial Velocity: 18.10 0.10 km/s [A rating] 2006AstL...32..759G.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: n/a
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U
B 6.18
V 5.00
R
I 3.79
J
H
K

  B-V: +1.18       V-I: +1.21


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