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Mu1 Cancri

Mu1 Cancri (μ1 Cnc, μ1 Cancri) is a red giant star approximately 561 light-years away from the Solar System, in the constellation Cancer. [1]

13 relations: Bayer designation, Cancer (constellation), Constellation, Earth, Epoch (astronomy), Gamma Crucis, Light-year, Mira, Mira variable, Mu2 Cancri, R Horologii, Red giant, Variable star.

Bayer designation

A Bayer designation is a stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter, followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name.

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Cancer (constellation)

Cancer is one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac.

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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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Earth

Earth (also the world, in Greek: Gaia, or in Latin: Terra), is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets, and the only astronomical object known to accommodate life.

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Epoch (astronomy)

In astronomy, an epoch is a moment in time used as a reference point for some time-varying astronomical quantity, such as the celestial coordinates or elliptical orbital elements of a celestial body, because these are subject to perturbations and vary with time.

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Gamma Crucis

Gamma Crucis (γ Cru, γ Crucis), often called Gacrux, is the nearest red giant star to the Sun.

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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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Mira

Mira (also known as Omicron Ceti, ο Ceti, ο Cet) is a red giant star estimated 200–400 light years away in the constellation Cetus.

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Mira variable

Mira variables, named after the prototype star Mira, are a class of pulsating variable stars characterized by very red colours, pulsation periods longer than 100 days, and amplitudes greater than one magnitude in infrared and 2.5 magnitude at visual wavelengths.

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Mu2 Cancri

Mu2 Cancri is a star in the constellation Cancer.

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R Horologii

R Horologii (also known as HD 18242) is a red giant star approximately 100 light-years away in the constellation Horologium.

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Red giant

A red giant is a luminous giant star of low or intermediate mass (roughly 0.3–8 solar masses) in a late phase of stellar evolution.

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Variable star

A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.

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Redirects here:

9 Cancri, Mu-1 Cancri, Mu¹ Cancri.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mu1_Cancri

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