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Zodiac: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
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Vega (α Lyrae)

Declination
38.7837°
Right ascension
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.
Magnitude
0.09 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.
Distance
25 LY
Tycho-Identifier
3105:2070:1
HIP-Identifier
91262
Spectral type
A0Vvar
Color index
0.00
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Constellation
Lyra (Lyre)
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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