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name: rigel
name (alternate): beta orionis
typ (catalog): star (hd)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 5 h 14 m 32.27 s dec: -8 ° 12 ' 5.99 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 5.24222 dec: -7.79834 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
260.00 parsec convert this
brightness (visible):
6.67 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
orion (ori) symbolism: the hunter
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: bright star
visible: yes