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name: alnitak
name (alternate): zeta orionis
typ (catalog): star (hd)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 5 h 40 m 45.53 s dec: -1 ° 56 ' 34.26 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 5.67917 dec: -0.05715 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
not added yet convert this
brightness (visible):
2.00 mag visible to the naked eye
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orion (ori) symbolism: the hunter
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: a hot blue supergiant, alnitak is the brightest spectral class o star in the sky
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: bright star
visible: yes