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Kelb Alrai

Cebalrai, Beta Ophiuchi, 60 Ophiuchi

Proper NamesKelb Alrai, Cebalrai
Bayer DesignationBeta Ophiuchi
Flamsteed Number60 Ophiuchi
BSC6603
HD161096
ConstellationOphiuchus
Right Ascension17h 43m 28s
Declination+4° 34' 2"
Distance82 light years
25 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.8
Absolute: +0.8
Spectral ClassK2 Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityJune

Eighty-two light years from Earth, inward across the galactic disc of the Milky Way, lies the orange star Kelb Alrai.

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