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HR 554

BSC 554, HD 11643

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
BSC554
HD11643
ConstellationFornax
Right Ascension1h 53m 23s
Declination-38° 35' 41"
Distance348 light years
107 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.1
Absolute: +0.9
Spectral ClassK1II Orange Bright Giant
Optimum VisibilityOctober / November
NotesThis faint orange star lies in the far southwest of the constellation of Fornax, the Furnace. This is a bright giant some twelve times the Sun's diameter, and about sixty times as luminous. With a surface temperatuure of some 4,700 K it is somewhat cooler than the Sun.

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