Capella Ab (Alpha Aurigae Ab) is a white to yellow star that can be located in the constellation of Auriga. The star can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
Alpha Aurigae Ab is the Bayer Classification for the star.
Capella Ab has a spectral type of G1III. This means the star is a white to yellow star.
Capella Ab has been calculated as 8.80 times bigger than the Sun.The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 6,123,040.00.km.
Capella Ab has an apparent magnitude of 0.08 which is how bright we see the star from Earth. Apparent Magnitude is also known as Visual Magnitude. Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.
|Traditional/Proper Name||Capella Ab|
|Bayer Designation||Alpha Aurigae Ab|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||0.08|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||05h 16m 41.30|
|Associated / Clustered Stars||Capella|
|Colour||(G) White to Yellow|
|Radius (x the Sun)||8.80|