a Centauri A Centauri

Stellar classification



  • X 265
  • Y 153
  • Z 340
→ Sol: 457

Object type

  • Rotationally variable Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
simbad:* a Cen


A Centauri (A Cen) is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is a blue-white B-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +4.62 and is approximately 430 light years from Earth.

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