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HR 3430

BSC 3430, HD 73752

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)3430
Right Ascension8h 39m 8s
Declination-22° 39' 43"
Distance65 light years
20 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.1
Absolute: +3.6
Spectral ClassG3 and G5 Yellow Dwarfs
Optimum VisibilityJanuary/February
NotesA binary system in the northern parts of Pyxis, HR 3430 consists of two dwarf stars, one a yellow G-type and the other an orange K-type. The two component stars take a period of 123 years to complete an orbit of their common centre of gravity.

The designation given to a pair of yellow stars in the constellation Pyxis. The HR 3430 system lies less than seventy light years from Earth.


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