Delta Centauri

Stellar classification



  • X 364
  • Y 82
  • Z 181
→ Sol: 415

Object type

  • Be Star
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Emission-line Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
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Delta Centauri, Latinized from δ Centauri, is a star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. The apparent visual magnitude of this star is +2.57, making it readily visible to the naked eye. Based upon parallax measurements, it is located at a distance of about 410 light-years (130 parsecs) from the Earth.

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