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Bright Yellow Star in Circinus
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Alpha Circini, the brightest star in the constellation Circinus, lies in a dense area
of the Milky Way.
A pale yellow star of the F-type classification, Alpha Circini lies relatively
close to the Earth on a cosmic scale: just fifty light years beyond the much
better-known Alpha Centauri or Rigil Kentaurus.
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