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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationIota Leporis
Flamsteed Number3 Leporis
HR (BSC)1696
Variable DesignationAM Leporis
Right Ascension5h 12m 18s
Declination-11° 52' 9"
Distance232 light years
71 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.5
Absolute: +0.1
Spectral ClassB8V Blue Dwarf
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesA binary system, with the main blue star more than twice the diameter and three times the mass of the Sun, with a much smaller and fainter yellow dwarf star in a very distant orbit.


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