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HD 183501

HIP 95991

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)None
Other DesignationsHIP 95991
Right Ascension19h 31m 6s
Declination-29° 29' 42"
Distancec.1,000 light years
c.300 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +7.44
Absolute: +0.76
Spectral ClassK5III orange giant
Optimum VisibilityJuly / August
NotesA very distant orange giant star lying a thousand light years from the Sun, the location of HD 183501 in the constellation Sagittarius places it in the approximate direction of the Galaxy's core. This is an evolved star with a diameter more than twenty times greater than that of the Sun.

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