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Ain

Coronis, Oculus Borealis, Epsilon Tauri, 74 Tauri

Proper NamesAin, Coronis, Oculus Borealis
Bayer DesignationEpsilon Tauri
Flamsteed Number74 Tauri
HR (BSC)1409
HD28305
Constellation Taurus
Right Ascension4h 29m 37s
Declination+19° 12' 53"
Distance147 light years
45 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.5
Absolute: +0.3
Spectral ClassK0III Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesThe second brightest of the stars of the Hyades after Theta2 Tauri, the massive orange giant Ain is known to have at least one planet in its system, a large gas giant some seven times more massive than Jupiter, designated Amateru or Epsilon Tauri b

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