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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationf2 Orionis
Flamsteed Number72 Orionis
HR (BSC)2223
Right Ascension6h 16m 27s
Declination+16° 8' 4"
Distance523 light years
160 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.3
Absolute: -0.7
Spectral ClassB7V Blue Dwarf
Optimum VisibilityJanuary
NotesA blue dwarf in the northern reaches of Orion, f2 Orionis shares its 'f' designation with another blue dwarf, f1 Orionis, which lies nearby to the west. These two blue stars are not only close together in the sky, but are actually close together in space, lying just nine light years apart.


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