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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationf2 Orionis
Flamsteed Number72 Orionis
HR (BSC)2223
Right Ascension6h 15m 25s
Declination+16° 8' 35"
Distance503 light years
154 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.3
Absolute: -0.7
Spectral ClassB7V Blue Dwarf
Optimum VisibilityJanuary
NotesA blue dwarf in the northern reaches of Orion, f2 Orionis shares its 'f' designation with another blue dwarf, f1 Orionis, which lies nearby to the west. These two blue stars are not only close together in the sky, but are actually close together in space, lying less than thirty light years apart.


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