Tarazed

Gamma Aquilae

Tarazed

Distance (Light Years) 461 ± 49
Apparent Magnitude 2.72
Color (B-V)1.52

Names For This Star

The name of this star, Tarazed, comes from the Persian name for the constellation of Aquila, Shahin tara zed, "The Star-striking Falcon."

The The Bright Star Catalog also gives the name Reda for this star.

Description of the Star

Tarazed is an orange K3II bright giant having about 1400 times the luminosity of the sun.

Other Designations For This Star


Flamsteed

50 Aquilae

Hipparcos Identifier (HIP Number)

97278

Harvard Revised (HR Number)

7525

Henry Draper Catalog (HD Number)

186791

Bonner Durchmusterung (BD Number)

BD+10 4043
Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory compendium (SAO Number)
105223

Fundamental Katalog (FK5 Number)

741
 

 


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