38 Lyncis

Stellar classification



  • X 11
  • Y 88
  • Z -87
→ Sol: 124

Object type

  • Double or multiple star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • X-ray source
simbad:* 38 Lyn


38 Lyncis (38 Lyn, 38 Lyncis) is a Class A1, fourth-magnitude star in the constellation Lynx. 38 Lyncis is a binary double star located about 120 light-years from Earth. When viewed through a moderate telescope, the two components—a brighter blue-white star of magnitude 3.9 and a fainter star of magnitude 6.1 that has been described as lilac as well as blue-white—can be seen.

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