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Eta Draconis, 14 Draconis

Proper NameAthebyne
Bayer DesignationEta Draconis
Flamsteed Number14 Draconis
HR (BSC)6132
Right Ascension16h 23m 59s
Declination+61° 30' 51"
Distance92 light years
28 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.7
Absolute: +0.5
Spectral ClassG8-IIIab yellow giant
Optimum VisibilityJune (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesThe name Athebyne is formally given to the primary star of this system, Eta Draconis A, which is an evolved yellow giant more than ten times the diameter of the Sun. It has an orange dwarf companion star, Eta Draconis B, in a distant orbit that takes several centuries to complete.


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