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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationb2 Aquarii
Flamsteed Number99 Aquarii
HR (BSC)8906
Right Ascension23h 26m 3s
Declination-20° 38' 31"
Distance308 light years
94 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.36
Absolute: -0.52
Spectral ClassK4.5III orange giant
Optimum VisibilitySeptember / October

The three 'b' stars of Aquarius, with the orange giant b2 Aquarii marked centrally. To the north and west (right) is another orange giant, rather brighter and closer to the Sun, designated b1 Aquarii. The faintest and most widely separated of the three, b3 Aquarii, is the white star to the east (left) of the other two. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas


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