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HR 4446

BSC 4446, HD 100343

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)4446
Right Ascension11h 32m 48s
Declination-7° 49' 39"
Distance554 light years
170 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.9
Absolute: +0.1
Spectral ClassK4III orange giant
Optimum VisibilityMarch / April
NotesAn orange giant star in the northern parts of Crater, near that constellation's border with Leo. As a giant star, HR 4446 is highly luminous, and has a diameter some twenty-five times that of the Sun, but with a considerably lower temperature.

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