Alnair

(al-NAYR )

Alpha Gruis

Al nair

Distance (Light Years) 101 ± 3
Apparent Magnitude 1.73
Color (B-V)-0.13

Names For This Star

Al Na'ir (Al Nair or Alnair) means "The Bright One" in Arabic.

Description of the Star

Al Na'ir is a blue B7IV subgiant about 3 times the diameter of the sun and about 170 times as luminous.

Other Designations For This Star


Hipparcos Identifier (HIP Number)

109268

Harvard Revised (HR Number)

8425

Henry Draper Catalog (HD Number)

209952

Bonner Durchmusterung (BD Number)

CD-4714063
Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory compendium (SAO Number)
230992

Fundamental Katalog (FK5 Number)

829
 

 


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