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Aldulfin

Deneb Dulfim, Epsilon Delphini, 2 Delphini

Proper NamesAldulfin, Deneb Dulfim
Bayer DesignationEpsilon Delphini
Flamsteed Number2 Delphini
HR (BSC)7852
HD195810
ConstellationDelphinus
Right Ascension20h 33m 13s
Declination+11° 18' 12"
Distance330 light years
101 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.03
Absolute: -1.00
Spectral ClassB6III Blue Giant
Optimum VisibilityAugust

The elongated object to westward of Aldulfin and a little northward is the lenticular galaxy UGC 11587, part of a small group of galaxies in southern Delphinus more than two hundred million light years beyond the Milky Way. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas

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