Altais Delta Draconis

Stellar classification



  • X -89
  • Y 38
  • Z -14
→ Sol: 98

Object type

  • High proper-motion Star
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
simbad:* del Dra


Delta Draconis (δ Draconis, abbreviated Delta Dra, δ Dra), also named Altais, is a yellow star in the constellation of Draco. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 3.0, making it easily visible to the naked eye. Parallax measurements with the Hipparcos satellite yield a distance estimate of 97.4 light-years (29.9 parsecs) from the Sun.

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