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6 Lyncis

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6 Lyncis (abbreviated 6 Lyn) is the Flamsteed designation of a K-type giant star located approximately 179 light years from Earth, appearing in the constellation of Lynx. [1]

25 relations: Absolute magnitude, Apparent magnitude, Boss General Catalogue, Bright Star Catalogue, Constellation, Durchmusterung, Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia, Flamsteed designation, Giant star, HD 167042, Henry Draper Catalogue, Hipparcos, Light-year, List of exoplanets, Lynx (constellation), Minimum mass, Okayama Planet Search Program, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog, Star, Sun, 14 Andromedae, 14 Andromedae b, 6 Lyncis b, 81 Ceti, 81 Ceti b.

Absolute magnitude

Absolute magnitude is a measure of the luminosity of a celestial object, on a logarithmic astronomical magnitude scale.

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Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude of a celestial object is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth.

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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

A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices.

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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 pages for each planet and a full list interactive catalog spreadsheet.

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Flamsteed designation

A Flamsteed designation is a combination of a number and constellation name that uniquely identifies most naked eye stars in the modern constellations visible from southern England.

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Giant star

A giant star is a star with substantially larger radius and luminosity than a main-sequence (or dwarf) star of the same surface temperature.

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HD 167042

HD 167042 is a 6th magnitude K-type subgiant star located approximately 164 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

The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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List of exoplanets

This is a list of exoplanets.

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Lynx (constellation)

Lynx is a constellation named after the animal, usually observed in the northern sky.

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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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Okayama Planet Search Program

The Okayama Planet Search Program (OPSP) was started in 2001 with the goal of spectroscopically searching for planetary systems around stars.

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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 type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity.

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Sun

The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System.

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14 Andromedae

14 Andromedae (abbreviated 14 And), also named Veritate, is an orange giant star of spectral type K0III situated approximately 258 light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda.

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14 Andromedae b

14 Andromedae b (abbreviated 14 And b), also named Spe, 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 the Flamsteed designation of 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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6 Lyn, HD 45410.

References

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

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