Alsciaukat 31 Lyncis

Stellar classification



  • X -13
  • Y 219
  • Z -313
→ Sol: 382

Object type

  • Semi-regular pulsating Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • Variable Star
simbad:* 31 Lyn


31 Lyncis, or Alsciaukat, is the fourth-brightest star in the constellation Lynx. It is an orange giant star located about 390 light years from Earth. Its apparent magnitude is +4.25 and it belongs to the spectral class K4.5III-IIIb.

A 1993 study found that it varied in brightness by 0.05 magnitude over 25 to 30 days.

Analysis of HIPPARCOS data showed that it was slightly variable by 0.0055 magnitude.

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