DY Crucis has alternative name(s) :- DY Cru.
More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .
The location of the carbon star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For DY Crucis, the location is 12h 47m 24.684 and -59° 41` 41.02 .
DY Crucis has a spectral type of C. This means the star is a carbon red carbon star.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||DY Crucis|
|Alternative Names||DY Cru|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Star Type||Carbon Star|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||12h 47m 24.684|
|Declination (Dec.)||-59° 41` 41.02|
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