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Delta Muscae

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationDelta Muscae
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)4923
Right Ascension13h 2m 16s
Declination-71° 32' 56"
Distance91 light years
28 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.60
Absolute: +1.37
Spectral ClassK2III orange giant
Optimum VisibilityApril (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

The blue star to the immediate northeast of Delta Muscae is LS Muscae, an eruptive variable some ten times farther from the Sun Zooming out on this image to a field of view of about three degrees will reveal the globular cluster C105, northward of Delta Muscae in the sky. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas


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