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15 Orionis

15 Orionis
Observation data
Epoch 2000      Equinox 2000
Constellation Orion
Right ascension 05h 09m 41.96s
Declination +15° 35′ 50.2″
Apparent magnitude (V)4.81
Absolute magnitude (V)-0.14
Distance318 ly
(97.5 pc)
Spectral typeF2IV
Other designations
HD 33276, HIP 24010

15 Orionis is an early F-type subgiant located 318 ly from the Solar System. It is the southern pole star of Uranus.

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