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Kappa Reticuli

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationKappa Reticuli
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)1083
Right Ascension3h 29m 23s
Declination-62° 56' 15"
Distance71 light years
22 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.7
Absolute: +3.0
Spectral ClassF5IV Bright Yellow Subgiant (primary star)
Optimum VisibilityNovember / December (Usually visible from southern latitudes)
NotesA relatively faint binary star in Reticulum, with a combined visual magnitude of +4.7. The stars that make up this system are bright yellow and orange in colour, and are separated by a distance of some 1,180 AU (or about forty times the distance of Neptune from the Sun).


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