| [[Image:|235px|center|An image of Carina 252]]|
An image of Carina 252
|Distance from Earth||23.16 million light years|
|Number of satellites||6|
|Orbital period||4 years|
|Age||7 billion years|
Carina 252 is a planet discovered in the Whirlpool Galaxy in the year 2043 by cosmologist Andrea Carina. It is a regular giant planet, complete with its own ring system, and 6 known natural satellites known to date. It takes 4 years to orbit its parent star, a purple supergiant, of which is 7.16 billion years old.