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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number63 Aurigae
HR (BSC)2696
Right Ascension7h 11m 39s
Declination+39° 19' 14"
Distance428 light years
131 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.9
Absolute: -0.1
Spectral ClassK3.5III Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary
NotesAn orange giant star in the eastern parts of of the constellation Auriga, 63 Aurigae lies to the northwest of the bright stars Castor and Pollux in Gemini. This star is nearly forty times the diameter of the Sun, and generates several hundred times as much energy.


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