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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationEta Leporis
Flamsteed Number16 Leporis
HR (BSC)2085
Right Ascension5h 56m 24s
Declination-14° 10' 4"
Distance49 light years
15 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.7
Absolute: +2.9
Spectral ClassF2V Bright Yellow Dwarf
Optimum VisibilityDecember / January
NotesA relatively Sun-like star, though somewhat hotter and more luminous, Eta Leporis shows evidence of a disc of dust encircling the central star. In the sky, this star falls southward of Orion and northeast of bright Arneb in Lepus the Hare.


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