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Zodiac: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
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α Piscium

Declination
2.7637°
Right ascension
2h 2m 2.81s (30.51170°)
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
4.1 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
139.1 LY
Tycho-Identifier
40:1338:1
HIP-Identifier
9487
Spectral type
A2
Color index
0.02
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Constellation
Pisces (Fishes)
The fishes are an old constellation. It represents Venus and her son, leaping into the sea and transforming themselves into fishes to escape from the monster Typhon.
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