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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationc Orionis
Flamsteed Number42 Orionis
HR (BSC)1892
Right Ascension5h 35m 23s
Declination-4° 50' 18"
Distance884 light years
271 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.6
Absolute: -2.3
Spectral ClassB1 Blue Dwarf
Optimum VisibilityDecember / January
NotesA youung and intense blue star within the pattern that forms the Sword of Orion, c Orionis lies against the backdrop of the Running Man Nebula, a cloud of nebulous material extending northward from the main Orion Nebula.


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