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.
|8.69 mag||Star name:||not in database|
This star belongs to the huge UCAC 3 catalog. It is identified by this number in the UCAC 3 catalog.
|Declination:||-1.0351°||Right ascension:||3h 26m 17.33s (51.57222°)|
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.
|267.56 LY||Spectral type:||F8|
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
This is an ancient constellation. The reddish star Aldebaran marks the eye of the bull.read more on this constellation