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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNu Orionis
Flamsteed Number67 Orionis
HR (BSC)2159
Right Ascension6h 7m 34s
Declination+14° 46' 7"
Distance516 light years
158 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.4
Absolute: -1.7
Spectral ClassB4 Blue Subgiant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary
NotesNu Orionis is a ternary system. The primary blue star, which is some four times the diameter of the Sun, is orbited by two other less massive companion stars. The entire system lies more than five hundred light years from the Sun.


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