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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationk Orionis
Flamsteed Number74 Orionis
BSC2241
HD43386
ConstellationOrion
Right Ascension6h 17m 29s
Declination+12° 15' 48"
Distance63 light years
19 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.0
Absolute: +3.6
Spectral ClassF5IV-V Bright Yellow Subgiant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary
Notesk Orionis lies in the northeastern parts of Orion, among the stars representing the Hunter's upraised weapon. This is a triple system, with the main star is accompanied by two known companions, producing the composite spectral classification of a bright yelllow dwarf or subgiant.

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