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Zodiac: Sagittarius
Nov 23 - Dec 21
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ζ2 Reticuli

ζ2 Reticuli is a yellow dwarf star (G1V) in the constellation of Reticle.
A binary star system, with its companion being ζ1 Reticuli. At a distance of slightly less than 40 lightyears, the star pair of ζ Reticuli can even be seen with the naked eye. Both stars of this binary system are yellow dwarf stars, very much like our own Sun.
Declination
-62.5079°
Right ascension
3h 18m 11.14s (49.54641°)
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
5.24 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
3939 ly
Tycho-Identifier
8863:1557:1
HIP-Identifier
15371
Spectral type
G1V
Color index
0.60
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Constellation
Reticulum (Reticle)
Artist impression of ζ² Reticuli.
Image credit: NASA/SDO, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)
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