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The star has a magnitude of
16.42 mag and is at a distance of many light years.
It is at coordinates -13.0721° (declination) and 7h 32m 9.61s (right ascension). Your star is in the constellation of Puppis (Poop Deck, read more on this constellation).
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.
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.
This star belongs to the huge UCAC 3 catalog. It is identified by this number in the UCAC 3 catalog.
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Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Puppis (Poop Deck)
The former constellation Argo Navis was split into four smaller constellations by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in the middle of the 18th century. The largest of these four constellations is Puppis, representing the poop deck of the ship.
In January, this star can be viewed from Darwin NT, Australia in the morningin the evening.
Around 8:30pm in late January (Australian Central Standard Time), it can be found at an elevation of 43° in the east. Please make sure that no obstacles (such as building, mountains, or trees) are impeding your view.
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