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Absolute magnitude is a measure of the luminosity of a celestial object, on a logarithmic astronomical magnitude scale.
Algol variables or Algol-type binaries are a class of eclipsing binary stars that are related to the prototype member of this class, β Persei (Beta Persei, Algol) from an evolutionary point of view.
Alpha1 Capricorni, Latinized from α1 Capricorni, is a double star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
An Alpha2 Canum Venaticorum variable (or α2 CVn variable) is a type of variable star.
Alpha2 Capricorni (α2 Capricorni), or Algedi, is a triple star system in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
The apparent magnitude of a celestial object is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth.
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.
Beta Aquarii (β Aquarii, abbreviated Beta Aqr, β Aqr) is a double star in the constellation of Aquarius.
Beta Capricorni (β Capricorni, abbreviated Beta Cap, β Cap) is a multiple star system in the constellation of Capricornus and located 328 light years from the Sun.
A binary star is a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around their common barycenter.
Brown dwarfs are substellar objects that occupy the mass range between the heaviest gas giant planets and the lightest stars, having masses between approximately 13 to 75–80 times that of Jupiter, or approximately to about.
BY Draconis variables are variable stars of late spectral types, usually K or M, and typically belong to the main sequence.
Capricornus is one of the constellations of the zodiac.
Chi Capricorni, Latinized from χ Capricorni, is a star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
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.
The cosmic distance ladder (also known as the extragalactic distance scale) is the succession of methods by which astronomers determine the distances to celestial objects.
In astronomy, declination (abbreviated dec; symbol δ) is one of the two angles that locate a point on the celestial sphere in the equatorial coordinate system, the other being hour angle.
Delta Capricorni (δ Capricorni, abbreviated Del Cap, δ Cap) is a multiple star system approximately 39 light-years away in the constellation of Capricornus (the Sea Goat).
Epsilon Capricorni, Latinized from ε Capricorni, is a triple star system in the constellation Capricornus.
Eta Capricorni, Latinized from η Capricorni, is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside our solar system.
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.
Gamma Capricorni (γ Capricorni, abbreviated Gamma Cap, γ Cap), also named Nashira, is a giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.
HR 7722 (also known as 5 G. Capricorni or Gliese 785) is a star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
HD 195564 is the Henry Draper Catalogue designation for a star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
HD 196761 is the Henry Draper Catalogue designation for a G-type main-sequence star in the constellation Capricornus.
HD 197027 (HIP 102152) is a star in the constellation Capricornus that is located about 250 light years from the Sun.
HD 202206 is a yellow dwarf star approximately 148 light-years away in the constellation Capricornus.
HD 202206 b is a substellar object orbiting the star HD 202206 approximately 151 light-years away in the constellation of Capricornus.
HD 202206 c is an extrasolar planet discovered on November 16, 2004, using long-term observation of a formerly unconfirmed second planet after the discovery of a brown dwarf (first companion) around the star.
HD 204313 is an 8th magnitude G-type main sequence star located approximately 155 light years away in the constellation Capricornus.
HD 204313 b is an extrasolar planet which orbits the G-type main sequence star HD 204313, located approximately 155 light years away in the constellation Capricorn.
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.
Hipparcos was a scientific satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 1989 and operated until 1993.
HR 7722 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star HR 7722.
HR 7722 c is an exoplanet orbiting the star HR 7722.
Iota Capricorni (ι Cap, ι Capricorni) is a solitary, yellow-hued star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
Kappa Capricorni (κ Cap, κ Capricorni) is a solitary star in the constellation Capricornus.
Lambda Capricorni, Latinized from λ Capricorni, is a solitary star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
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.
All stars but one can be associated with an IAU constellation.
Mu Capricorni (μ Cap, μ Capricorni) is a solitary star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
Nu Capricorni (ν Capricorni, abbreviated Nu Cap, ν Cap) is a binary star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
Omega Capricorni (ω Cap, ω Capricorni) is a star in the southern constellation Capricornus.
Omicron Capricorni (ο Capricorni) is a wide binary star system in the constellation Capricornus.
Phi Capricorni (φ Cap, φ Capricorni) is a solitary star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
Pi Capricorni, Latinized from π Capricorni, is a triple star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
A planet is an astronomical body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity, is not massive enough to cause thermonuclear fusion, and has cleared its neighbouring region of planetesimals.
Some astronomical objects have proper names (common names, popular names, traditional names); as opposed to catalogue numbers or other systematic designations.
Psi Capricorni (ψ Cap, ψ Capricorni) is a star in the constellation Capricornus.
A pulsar (from pulse and -ar as in quasar) is a highly magnetized rotating neutron star or white dwarf that emits a beam of electromagnetic radiation.
Rho Capricorni (ρ Cap, ρ Capricorni) is a binary star in the constellation Capricornus.
Right ascension (abbreviated RA; symbol) is the angular distance measured only eastward along the celestial equator from the Sun at the March equinox to the (hour circle of the) point above the earth in question.
RR Lyrae variables are periodic variable stars, commonly found in globular clusters.
RS Canum Venaticorum variables are a type of variable star.
Semiregular variable stars are giants or supergiants of intermediate and late spectral type showing considerable periodicity in their light changes, accompanied or sometimes interrupted by various irregularities.
A shell star is a star having a spectrum that exhibits features indicating a circumstellar disc of gas surrounding the star at the equator.
Sigma Capricorni, Latinized from σ Capricorni, is a solitary star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
A slow irregular variable (ascribed the GCVS types L, LB and LC) is a variable star that exhibit no or very poorly defined periodicity in their slowly changing light emissions.
Solar-type star, solar analogs (also analogues), and solar twins are stars that are particularly similar to the Sun.
A star is type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity.
Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning is an 1899 book by Richard Hinckley Allen that discusses the names of stars, constellations, and their histories.
A star system or stellar system is a small number of stars that orbit each other, bound by gravitational attraction.
In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.
T Tauri stars (TTS) are a class of variable stars associated with youth.
Tau1 Capricorni (τ1 Cap, τ1 Capricorni) is a star in the constellation Capricornus.
Tau2 Capricorni (τ2 Capricorni) is a triple star system in the constellation Capricornus.
Theta Capricorni, Latinized from θ Capricorni, is a white-hued star in the southern constellation of Capricornus, located about a half degree south of the ecliptic.
In astronomy, a transit or astronomical transit is the phenomenon of at least one celestial body appearing to move across the face of another celestial body, hiding a small part of it, as seen by an observer at some particular vantage point.
Upsilon Capricorni, Latinized from υ Capricorni, is a solitary star in the southern constellation Capricornus.
A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.
Variable stars are designated using a variation on the Bayer designation format of an identifying label (as described below) combined with the Latin genitive of the name of the constellation in which the star lies.
W Virginis variables are a subclass of Type II Cepheids which exhibit pulsation periods between 10–20 days,Wallerstein, G.,, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 114 p.689–699 (2002) and are of spectral class F6 – K2.
Xi Aquarii (ξ Aquarii, abbreviated Xi Aqr, ξ Aqr) is a binary star system in the equatorial constellation of Aquarius.
Xi1 Capricorni, Latinized from ξ1 Capricorni, is an orange-hued star in the constellation Capricornus.
Xi2 Capricorni (ξ2 Capricorni) is a yellow-white hued star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
Zeta Capricorni, Latinized from ζ Capricorni, is a fourth-magnitude star in the constellation Capricornus.
24 Capricorni is a single star in the constellation Capricornus.
36 Capricorni is a single, yellow-hued star in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
41 Capricorni is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Capricornus.
42 Capricorni is a binary star system in the zodiac constellation of Capricornus.
46 Capricorni (46 Cap) is a star in the constellation Capricornus.
47 Capricorni (47 Cap), also known by its variable star designation of AG Capricorni (AG Cap) or its Bayer designation of c2 Capricorni (c2 Cap), is an M-type giant pulsating star in the constellation Capricornus.