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Ed Asich, Iota Draconis, 12 Draconis

Proper NamesEdasich, Ed Asich
Bayer DesignationIota Draconis
Flamsteed Number12 Draconis
HR (BSC)5744
Right Ascension15h 24m 56s
Declination+58° 57' 58"
Distance101 light years
31 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.3
Absolute: +0.8
Spectral ClassK2III Orange Giant
Planets in this system Hypatia (Edasich b), gas giant
Edasich c, unconfirmed exoplanet
Optimum VisibilityMay / June (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesEdasich has a single known planet, a body with some nine times the mass of Jupiter that follows a highly eccentric orbit around its parent star. Named Hypatia, this was the first extrasolar planet to be discovered in orbit around a giant star.


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