Kappa Pyxidis is an orange giant star in the constellation Pyxis. At 554 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 4.62. Kappa Pyxidis is a multiple-star system. The iron abundance of Kappa Pyxidis is -0.2 (63.1% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 53.7 km/s relative to the Sun. It will come closest to the Sun 2.6 million years from now when it will brighten to magnitude 3.34 from a distance of 308 light years.
Sky position: RA 9h 8.0m, Dec -25° 51.6'
Common designations: Kappa Pyxidis, HIP 44824, HD 78541
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