Seginus Gamma Boötis

Stellar classification



  • X -33
  • Y 79
  • Z 14
→ Sol: 87

Object type

  • Variable Star of delta Sct type
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
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Gamma Boötis (γ Boötis, abbreviated Gamma Boo, γ Boo), also named Seginus, is a star in the constellation of Boötes. Approximately 85 light years away from the Sun, it belongs to the spectral class A7III and is a Delta Scuti type variable star with a period of 1.13 hours. Its brightness varies from magnitude +3.02 to +3.07.

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