Alpha1 Canum Venaticorum
DSS image of Alpha1 Canum Venaticorum
Overlaid DSS image of Alpha1 Canum Venaticorum, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Alpha1 Canum Venaticorum
α1CVn, 12CVn B
BD+39 2580B, HD 112412, HR 4914, SAO 63256, HIP 63121, Σ1692B, WDS J12560+3819B

Type  Star
Magnitude  5.6
Right Ascension  12h 56' 0.5"  (2000)
Declination  38° 18' 54" N
Constellation  Canes Venatici
Description  Cor Caroli
Classification  F2V
Observing Notes
This object has no observations in the database
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Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at

Alpha1 Canum Venaticorum