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Mu2 Scorpii

Proper NamePipirima
Bayer DesignationMu2 Scorpii
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)6252
Right Ascension16h 52m 20s
Declination-38° 1' 3"
Distance474 light years
145 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.6
Absolute: -2.3
Spectral ClassB2IV blue subgiant
Planets in this systemPipirima b (Mu2 Scorpii b), gas giant
Optimum VisibilityJune
NonesForming part of the Fishhook formation within Scorpius, Pipirima is known to have a massive body in a distant orbit (this body, Pipirima b, is some fourteen times the mass of Jupiter and is probably a brown dwarf). There is possibly an even more massive object in a closer orbit around the star, but this second probable brown dwarf within the system remains to be confirmed.


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