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Zeta Pavonis

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationZeta Pavonis
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)6982
HD171759
ConstellationPavo
Right Ascension180h 44m 48s
Declination-71° 24' 33"
Distance206 light years
63 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.0
Absolute: 0.0
Spectral ClassK2 Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityJuly (Usually visible from southern latitudes)
NotesThis orange star in the southern parts of Pavo forms part of the asterism known as the Saucepan. In combination with Lambda Pavonis to the north, it helps point the way to the Southern Celestial Pole.

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