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Zodiac: Libra
Sep 24 - Oct 23
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β Cancri

Declination
9.1855°
Right ascension
8h 16m 30.92s (124.12884°)
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
3.52 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
290.4 LY
Tycho-Identifier
794:1622:1
HIP-Identifier
40526
Spectral type
K4III
Color index
1.48
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Constellation
Cancer (Cancer)
According to the ancient myth, the Crab attacked Hercules while he was fighting the Hydra. It is the least prominent constellations in the zodiac.
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