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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number5 Serpentis
HR (BSC)5694
ConstellationSerpens (Caput)
Right Ascension15h 19m 19s
Declination+1° 45' 55"
Distance82 light years
25 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.1
Absolute: +3.1
Spectral ClassF8 Bright Yellow Giant
Optimum VisibilityMay / June
NotesA variable star of the BY Draconis type, the apparent brightness of 5 Serpentis can change by up to 0.12 magnitudes as the star rotates and presents changing surface features to an observer on Earth.