International Star Naming
The most popular free star naming service
18h 36m 56.34s (279.23474°)
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.
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Lyra is a rather small but very distinct constellation, which contains one of the brightest stars in the night sky: Vega.
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