International Star Naming
The most popular free star naming service
The magnitude (brightness) is measured on a logarithmic scale. Small numbers mean bright stars: A star with a brightness of 1 mag is 100 times brighter that an star with 6 mag.
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This star belongs to the huge UCAC 3 catalog. It is identified by this number in the UCAC 3 catalog.
||Right ascension:||10h 18m 21.5s (154.58960°)
The distance is measured in light years (LY). A light year is the distance, that light travels within one year. 1 LJ is equal to about 5,878,630,000,000 miles.
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Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Carina (Ship keel)
Carina contains the second brightest star in the sky, Canopus, which is topped only by Sirius.
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