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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.
|16.12 mag||Star name:||UCAC3 catalog star 45314001|
This star belongs to the huge UCAC 3 catalog. It is identified by this number in the UCAC 3 catalog.
|Declination:||-30.447°||Right ascension:||18h 17m 57.61s (274.49005°)|
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 archer is the southernmost constellation of the zodiac. It is located in one of the most interesting regions of the night sky, containing many beautiful deep-sky objects.read more on this constellation