Asellus Australis Delta Cancri

Stellar classification



  • X 52
  • Y 72
  • Z -96
→ Sol: 131

Object type

  • Double or multiple star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • UV-emission source
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Delta Cancri (δ Cancri, abbreviated Delta Cnc, δ Cnc), also named Asellus Australis, is an orange giant star approximately 180 light-years from the Sun in the constellation of Cancer.

Since it is near the ecliptic, it can be occulted by the Moon and very rarely by planets.

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