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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.
|15.05 mag||Star name:||UCAC3 catalog star 70162443|
This star belongs to the huge UCAC 3 catalog. It is identified by this number in the UCAC 3 catalog.
|Declination:||-9.4764°||Right ascension:||20h 47m 58.32s (311.99298°)|
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.
Aquarius (Water Carrier)
Aquarius is an anciet constellation. The Babylonians recognized it as a man, pouring water from a jar.read more on this constellation