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HD 83443

HD 83443 is an orange dwarf star approximately 134 light-years away in the constellation of Vela. As of 2000, at least one extrasolar planet has been confirmed to be orbiting the star. The star HD 83443 is named Kalausi. The name was selected in ...

                                               

HD 83443 b

HD 83443 b is an extrasolar planet approximately 134 light-years away in the constellation of Vela. It was discovered in 2000 by the Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search Team led by Michel Mayor. It has a minimum mass comparable to Saturn, and its orb ...

                                               

HD 83446

HD 83446 is a probable astrometric binary star system in the constellation Vela. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.34. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 30.5 mas, it is located 107.1 light years from the S ...

                                               

HD 85390 b

HD 85390 b is an extrasolar planet which orbits the G-type main sequence star HD 85390, located approximately 106 light years away The planet HD 85390 b is named Madalitso. The name was selected in the NameExoWorlds campaign by Zambia, during the ...

                                               

HD 85512 b

HD 85512 b is an exoplanet orbiting HD 85512, a K-type main-sequence star approximately 36 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Vela. Due to its mass of at least 3.6 times the mass of Earth, HD 85512 b is classified as a rocky Earth-siz ...

                                               

HD 85622

HD 85622 is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Vela. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.58. The distance to HD 85622 can be estimated from its annual parallax shift of 4.3 mas, yielding a valu ...

                                               

HD 88206

HD 88206 is a star in the southern constellation of Vela. It has the Bayer designation Q Velorum and the Gould designation 186G Velorum; HD 88206 is the identifier from the Henry Draper catalogue. The star has a blue-white hue and is faintly visi ...

                                               

HD 88955

HD 88955 is a single, white-hued star in the southern constellation of Vela. It can be viewed with the naked eye, having an apparent visual magnitude of 3.85. The distance to HD 88955 can be determined from its annual parallax shift of 32.7 mas, ...

                                               

HD 89890

HD 89890 is the brightest member of a multiple star system with at least four components, located in the southern constellation of Vela. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.50. The annual parallax shift of 2.6 ma ...

                                               

HD 89998

HD 89998 is a single star in the southern constellation of Vela. It is a faint star but visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.82. The distance to HD 89998, as determined from its annual parallax shift of 15.9 mas, is 205 ...

                                               

HD 91324

HD 91324 is a likely binary star system in the southern constellation of Vela. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.89. The distance to HD 91324, as determined from its annual parallax shift of 45.6 mas, is 71.5 l ...

                                               

HD 95370

HD 95370 is a single star in the southern constellation of Vela. With an apparent visual magnitude of 4.37, it can be viewed with the naked eye. The distance to this star can be determined from its annual parallax shift of 17.2 mas, yielding a va ...

                                               

HH 46/47

HH 46/47 is a complex of Herbig–Haro objects, located around 450 parsecs away in a Bok globule near the Gum nebula. Jets of partially ionized gas emerging from a young star produce visible shocks upon impact with the ambient medium. Discovered in ...

                                               

HR 4180

HR 4180 is a double star with components HD 92449 and HD 92463 in the southern constellation of Vela. They are probably members of a binary star system. HR 4180 can be viewed with the naked eye, having an apparent visual magnitude of 4.29. Based ...

                                               

HY Velorum

HY Velorum is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Vela. It is a dim star but visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.83. The distance to this system, as estimated from its annual parallax shift of 7.1 mas ...

                                               

IC 2395

It is possible that entry III.3 of the catalogue of Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, often listed as missing, is IC 2395. According to Lacailles entry, the object consists of a "Star of 6th magnitude, connected to another more southern one by a nebulou ...

                                               

IC 2488

IC 2488 is an open cluster in the constellation Vela. It was discovered by Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille in 1752. It is located approximately 3.700 light years away from Earth.

                                               

IRAS 08544−4431

IRAS 08544−4431 is a binary system surrounded by a dusty ring in the constellation of Vela. The system contains an RV Tauri variable star and a more massive but much less luminous companion.

                                               

Kappa Velorum

Kappa Velorum is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Vela. The two components are designated Kappa Velorum A and B. From parallax measurements, this system is located at a distance of roughly 572 light-years 175 parsecs from the ...

                                               

Lambda Velorum

Lambda Velorum, officially named Suhail, is a star in the southern constellation of Vela. With a mean apparent visual magnitude of 2.21, this is the third-brightest star in the constellation and one of the brighter stars in the sky. The distance ...

                                               

Mu Velorum

Mu Velorum is a binary star system in the southern constellation Vela. The two stars orbit each other with a semi-major axis of 1.437 arcseconds and a period of 116.24 years. lists a period of 138 years with his orbital elements) The pair have a ...

                                               

NGC 2659

NGC 2659 is an open cluster in the constellation Vela. It was discovered by John Herschel on 3 February, 1835. It is of Trumpler class III3m. It is a young cluster, with age nearly 8 million years. The core of the cluster is 1.93 parsec across an ...

                                               

NGC 2736

NGC 2736 is a small part of the Vela Supernova Remnant, located near the Vela Pulsar in the constellation Vela. The nebulas linear appearance triggered its popular name. It resides about 815 light-years away from the Solar System. It is thought t ...

                                               

NGC 2899

NGC 2899 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vela at a distance of nearly 6500 light years which lies in a moderate rich star zone. It was discovered by John Herschel in 1835.

                                               

NGC 3228

NGC 3228 is an open cluster in Vela. It was discovered by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1751–1752, while he was in South Africa and catalogued it as Lac II.7. It is small but bright and can be observed easily with binoculars in sufficiently dark s ...

                                               

NGC 3256

NGC 3256 is a peculiar galaxy formed from the collision of two separate galaxies in the constellation of Vela. NGC 3256 is located about 100 million light years away and belongs to the Hydra-Centaurus supercluster complex. NGC 3256 provides a nea ...

                                               

Omicron Velorum

Omicron Velorum is a star in the constellation Vela. It is the brightest member of the loose naked eye open cluster IC 2391, also known as the ο Velorum Cluster. Omicron Velorum is a blue-white B-type subgiant with a mean apparent magnitude of +3 ...

                                               

P Velorum

p Velorum is a triple star system in the constellation Vela. Parallax measurements by the Hipparcos spacecraft put it at a distance of 87.5 light-years, or 26.8 parsecs from Earth. It is visible to the naked eye with a combined apparent magnitude ...

                                               

Phi Velorum

"Tseen Ke" redirects here. Tseen Ke can also refer to Lambda Velorum. Phi Velorum is a star in the constellation Vela. It is a blue-white B-type supergiant with an apparent magnitude of +3.53. It is approximately 1.590 light years from Earth.

                                               

Psi Velorum

Psi Velorum is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Vela. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 53.15 mas as seen from Earth, it is located 61.4 light years from the Sun. It is visible to the naked eye with a combined apparent v ...

                                               

PSR J0855−4644

PSR J0855-4644 is a pulsar in the constellation Vela, and could be associated with supernova remnant RX J0852.0-4622 which may have exploded about 1200 years ago.

                                               

RCW 34

RCW 34 - H II region and the emission nebula located in the constellation Vela. It is located approximately 22.000 light years from Earth. Named after Australian astronomer Colin Stanley Gum. The nebula RCW 34 is relatively dark. However, during ...

                                               

RCW 36

RCW 36 is an emission nebula containing an open cluster in the constellation Vela. This H II region is part of a larger-scale star-forming complex known as the Vela Molecular Ridge, a collection of molecular clouds in the Milky Way that contain m ...

                                               

RCW 38

RCW 38 is an HII region containing a massive star cluster located approximately 5.500 light years away from Earth in the direction of the constellation Vela. The stars were very recently formed, and are still enshrouded within the dark cloud in w ...

                                               

Vela Pulsar

The Vela Pulsar is a radio, optical, X-ray- and gamma-emitting pulsar associated with the Vela Supernova Remnant in the constellation of Vela. Its parent Type II supernova exploded approximately 11.000–12.300 years ago.

                                               

Vela X-1

Vela X-1 is a pulsing, eclipsing high-mass X-ray binary system, associated with the Uhuru source 4U 0900-40 and the supergiant star HD 77581. The X-ray emission of the neutron star is caused by the capture and accretion of matter from the stellar ...

                                               

WASP-19b

WASP-19b is an extrasolar planet, notable for possessing one of the shortest orbital periods of any known planetary body: 0.788 8399 days or approximately 18.932 hours. It has a mass close to that of Jupiter, but by comparison has a much larger r ...

                                               

WR 12

WR 12 is a spectroscopic binary in the constellation Vela. It is an eclipsing binary consisting of a Wolf-Rayet star and a luminous companion of unknown spectral type. The primary is one of the most luminous stars known. The spectrum of WR 12 is ...

                                               

1 Serpentis

1 Serpentis is a red giant in the constellation Virgo with an apparent magnitude of 5.52. It is a red clump giant, a cool horizontal branch star that is fusing helium in its core. It has expanded to over 13 times the radius of the Sun and althoug ...

                                               

3C 273

3C 273 is a quasar located in the constellation Virgo. It was the first quasar ever to be identified. It is the optically brightest quasar in the sky m ~12.9, and one of the closest with a redshift, z, of 0.158. A luminosity distance of D L = 749 ...

                                               

16 Virginis

16 Virginis is a single star in the zodiac constellation of Virgo, located about 308 light years from the Sun. It has the Bayer designation c Virginis ; 16 Virginis is the Flamsteed designation. This object is visible to the naked eye as a faint, ...

                                               

38 Virginis

The name 38 Virginis derives from the star being the 38th star in order of right ascension catalogued in the constellation Virgo by Flamsteed in his star catalogue. The designation b of 38 Virginis b derives from the order of discovery and is giv ...

                                               

38 Virginis b

38 Virginis b is a super-Jupiter exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of the star 38 Virginis about 108.5 light-years from Earth in the constellation Virgo. The exoplanet was found by using the radial velocity method, from radial-velocity ...

                                               

53 Virginis

53 Virginis is a single, yellow-white hued star in the zodiac constellation of Virgo. It is faintly visible to the naked eye, having an apparent visual magnitude of 5.04. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 29.49 ± 0.29 mas, it is located 111 ...

                                               

61 Virginis

61 Virginis is the Flamsteed designation of a G-type main-sequence star slightly less massive than the Sun, located about 27.9 light-years away in the constellation of Virgo. The composition of this star is nearly identical to the Sun. 61 Virgini ...

                                               

61 Virginis b

61 Virginis b is an extrasolar planet, orbiting the 5th magnitude G-type star 61 Virginis, in Virgo. This planet has a minimum mass of 5.1 times that of Earth and is an example of a super-Earth planet. It orbits very close to the star, at a dista ...

                                               

61 Virginis c

61 Virginis c is an exoplanet orbiting the 5th apparent-magnitude G-type main-sequence star 61 Virginis in the constellation Virgo. 61 Virginis c has a minimum mass of 18.2 times that of Earth and orbits one-fifth the distance to the star as Eart ...

                                               

61 Virginis d

61 Virginis d is a proposed exoplanet orbiting the 5th apparent-magnitude G-type main-sequence star 61 Virginis in the constellation Virgo. 61 Virginis d would have a minimum mass of 22.9 times that of Earth and orbits nearly one-half the distanc ...

                                               

69 Virginis

69 Virginis is a single star in the zodiac constellation of Virgo, located about 259 light years away. It is visible to the naked eye as a faint orange-hued star with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.76, although it is a suspected variable that ...

                                               

74 Virginis

74 Virginis is a single star in the zodiac constellation of Virgo. It is visible to the naked eye as a faint red-hued star with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.69. The star is positioned near the ecliptic and thus is subject to lunar occultatio ...