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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationDelta Aurigae
Flamsteed Number33 Aurigae
HR (BSC)2077
Right Ascension5h 59m 32s
Declination+54° 17' 5"
Distance141 light years
43 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.7
Absolute: +0.8
Spectral ClassK0III Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesThis orange giant is the sixth brightest star of Auriga the Charioteer. It is the northernmost significant star of that constellation, falling within a few degrees of Auriga's northern border with Camelopardalis.

A fairly bright orange giant star system in the constellation Auriga, easily visible to the naked eye.


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