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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationg Orionis
Flamsteed Number6 Orionis
HR (BSC)1569
Right Ascension4h 54m 47s
Declination+11° 25' 34"
Distance231 light years
71 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.2
Absolute: +1.0
Spectral ClassA3V white main sequence star
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesA white star in the western parts of Orion, lying within the arc of stars known as Orion's Shield. g Orionis is some 2.7 times the diameter of the Sun, and emits 35 times as much light energy.

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