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Hyadum II

Eudora, Secundus Hyadum, Delta1 Tauri, 61 Tauri

Proper NamesHyadum II, Eudora, Secundus Hyadum
Bayer DesignationDelta1 Tauri
Flamsteed Number61 Tauri
HR (BSC)1373
HD27697
Constellation Taurus
Right Ascension4h 23m 51s
Declination+17° 34' 34"
Distance156 light years
48 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.8
Absolute: +0.4
Spectral ClassG9.5III Yellow Giant
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesWhile not physically related to Hyadum I, both stars are part of the Hyades cluster, and close together in space. Hyadum II is yellow-orange in colour (and indeed some sources classify it as a K-type orange star rather than a G-type yellow) with a small stellar companion orbiting at a distance of less than 2 AU.

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