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Zodiac: Scorpius
Oct 24 - Nov 22
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Star data

Magnitude:
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.
2.87 mag Star name:Sadalsuud (β Aquarii)
Tycho-Identifier:5216:1725:1 HIP-Identifier:106278
UCAC3-Identifier:
This star belongs to the huge UCAC 3 catalog. It is identified by this number in the UCAC 3 catalog.
HIP-Identifier:106278
Declination:-5.5712° Right ascension:21h 31m 33.52s (322.88968°)
Distance:
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.
611.92 LY Spectral type: G0Ib
Constellation:
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.
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