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Delta Pavonis

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationDelta Pavonis
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)7665
Right Ascension20h 8m 44s
Declination-66° 10' 55"
Distance19.9 light years
6.1 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.5
Absolute: +4.6
Spectral ClassG6-8IV yellow subgiant
Optimum VisibilityAugust (Usually visible from southern latitudes)
NotesDelta Pavonis is spectroscopically similar to the Sun, and is in fact the sixth closest yellow G-type star to the Solar System at a distance of just 19.91 light years. The star is a somewhat farther along its evolutionary pathway than the Sun, and has developed into its more massive and luminous subgiant phase.


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