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name: algol
name (alternate): demon star
typ (catalog): star (hd)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 3 h 8 m 10.13 s dec: 40 ° 57 ' 20.33 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 3.13611 dec: 40.95565 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
90 light years convert this
brightness (visible):
2.50 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
perseus (per) symbolism: the hero
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also known as hd 19356 or beta persei
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: bright star
visible: yes