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HR 1571

BSC 1571, HD 31296

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)1571
Right Ascension4h 54m 48s
Declination+7° 46' 45"
Distance486 light years
149 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.32
Absolute: -0.53
Spectral ClassK1III Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesAn evolved orange giant star, HR 1571 lies along the line of the formation known as Orion's Shield, northwestward of the main body of the constellation Orion. This is a star with a much cooler surface temperature than that of the Sun (estimated at some 4,500 K), whose outer shell has expanded to more than twenty times the Sun's diameter.

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