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Delta2 Tauri

64 Tauri

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationDelta2 Tauri
Flamsteed Number64 Tauri
HR (BSC)1380
Constellation Taurus
Right Ascension4h 24m 6s
Declination+17° 26' 39"
Distance151 light years
46 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.8
Absolute: +1.3
Spectral ClassA7V White Main Sequence Star
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesThe second of three stars that share the designation Delta Tauri, all belonging to the Hyades cluster in Taurus. Delta2 Tauri lies some twenty light years closer to the Sun than Delta1 (a star also known as Secunda Hyadum) and just two light years beyond Delta3.


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