HD 72108

HD 72108 (A Vel, A Velorum) is a star system in the constellation Vela. It is approximately 1640 light years from Earth.

The primary component, HD 72108 A, is a blue-white B-type subgiant with an apparent magnitude of +5.33. It is a spectroscopic binary, whose components are separated by 0.176 arcseconds. At a distance of 4 arcseconds away is the third component, the magnitude +7.7 HD 72108 B. The fourth component, HD 72108 C has an apparent magnitude of +9.3, and is 19 arcseconds from the primary.

The star, A Velorum, should not be confused with a Velorum; note capitalization difference.

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