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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.
|16.15 mag||Star name:||UCAC3 catalog star 38866492|
This star belongs to the huge UCAC 3 catalog. It is identified by this number in the UCAC 3 catalog.
|Declination:||-35.5731°||Right ascension:||16h 59m 43.3s (254.93044°)|
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.
|%%DISTVAL LY||Spectral type:||not in database|
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
The scorpion shape can easily be spotted in this wonderful constellation. Various different myths exist regarding this constellation.read more on this constellation