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6 Lyncis

6 Lyncis (abbreviated 6 Lyn) is a K-type subgiant star approximately 182 light years away in the constellation of Lynx. [1]

24 relations: Absolute magnitude, Apparent magnitude, Boss General Catalogue, Bright Star Catalogue, Constellation, Durchmusterung, Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia, Flamsteed designation, HD 167042, Henry Draper Catalogue, Hipparcos, Light-year, Lists of planets, Lynx (constellation), Minimum mass, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog, Star, Subgiant, Sun, 14 Andromedae, 14 Andromedae b, 6 Lyncis b, 81 Ceti, 81 Ceti b.

Absolute magnitude

Absolute magnitude is the measure of intrinsic brightness of a celestial object.

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Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude (m) of a celestial object is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth, adjusted to the value it would have in the absence of the atmosphere.

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Boss General Catalogue

Boss General Catalogue (GC, sometimes General Catalogue) is an astronomical catalogue containing 33,342 stars.

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Bright Star Catalogue

The Bright Star Catalogue, also known as the Yale Catalogue of Bright Stars or Yale Bright Star Catalogue, is a star catalogue that lists all stars of stellar magnitude 6.5 or brighter, which is roughly every star visible to the naked eye from Earth.

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Constellation

In modern astronomy, a constellation is a specific area of the celestial sphere as defined by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

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Durchmusterung

In astronomy, Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung (BD), is the comprehensive astrometric star catalogue of the whole sky, compiled by the Bonn Observatory (Germany) from 1859 to 1903.

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Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia

The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia is an astronomy website, founded in Paris, France at the Meudon Observatory by Jean Schneider in February 1995, which maintains a database of all the currently known and candidate extrasolar planets, with individual "note" pages for each planet and a full list interactive catalog spreadsheet.

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Flamsteed designation

Flamsteed designations for stars are similar to Bayer designations, except that they use numbers instead of Greek and Roman letters.

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HD 167042

HD 167042 is a 6th magnitude K-type giant star located approximately 163 light-years away in Draco constellation.

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Henry Draper Catalogue

The Henry Draper Catalogue (HD) is an astronomical star catalogue published between 1918 and 1924, giving spectroscopic classifications for 225,300 stars; it was later expanded by the Henry Draper Extension (HDE), published between 1925 and 1936, which gave classifications for 46,850 more stars, and by the Henry Draper Extension Charts (HDEC), published from 1937 to 1949 in the form of charts, which gave classifications for 86,933 more stars.

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Hipparcos

Hipparcos was a scientific satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 1989 and operated until 1993.

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Light-year

A light-year (abbreviation: ly), sometimes written light year, is a unit of length used informally to express astronomical distances.

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Lists of planets

The following are lists of planets.

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Lynx (constellation)

Lynx is a constellation in the northern sky, introduced in the 17th century by Johannes Hevelius.

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Minimum mass

In astronomy, minimum mass is the lower-bound calculated mass of observed objects such as planets, stars and binary systems, nebulae, and black holes.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog is an astrometric star catalogue.

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Star

A star is a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity.

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Subgiant

A subgiant is a star that is slightly brighter than a normal main-sequence (dwarf) star of the same spectral class, but not as bright as true giant stars.

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Sun

The Sun (in Greek: Helios, in Latin: Sol) is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth.

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14 Andromedae

14 Andromedae or 14 And is an orange giant star approximately 258 light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda.

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14 Andromedae b

14 Andromeda b or 14 And b is an extrasolar planet approximately 249 light years away in the constellation of Andromeda.

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6 Lyncis b

6 Lyncis b (abbreviated 6 Lyn b) is an extrasolar planet orbiting the K-type subgiant star 6 Lyncis which is approximately 182 light years away in the Lynx constellation.

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81 Ceti

81 Ceti (abbreviated 81 Cet) is a G-type giant star approximately 300 light years away in the constellation of Cetus.

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81 Ceti b

81 Ceti b (abbreviated 81 Cet b) is an extrasolar planet approximately 300 light years away in the constellation of Cetus.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6_Lyncis

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