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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationPsi2 Aurigae
Flamsteed Number50 Aurigae
HR (BSC)2427
Right Ascension6h 39m 20s
Declination+42° 29' 20"
Distance433 light years
133 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.8
Absolute: -0.8
Spectral ClassK3 Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary
NotesPart of a collection of no fewer than ten stars designated 'Psi Aurigae', running down the eastern side of Auriga and into neighbouring Lynx. Psi2 Aurigae appears to be an orange giant, though some studies prefer to classify it as a supergiant star.


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