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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationg Orionis
Flamsteed Number6 Orionis
BSC1569
HD31283
ConstellationOrion
Right Ascension4h 55m 47s
Declination+11° 27' 9"
Distance228 light years
70 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.2
Absolute: +1.0
Spectral ClassA3V White Main Sequence Star
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesA white star in the western parts of Orion, lying within the arc of stars known as Orion's Shield. g Orionis is some 2.7 times the diameter of the Sun, and emits 35 times as much light energy.

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