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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Aldebaran, alpha Tauri
Hipparcos catalog ID:21421
Other star catalog entries:HD 29139
SAO 94027
BD B+16 629
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:0.87 (source: ground based)
Spectral type:K5III
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension4h 35m 55.20047s (+/-0.00004s)
Declination16° 30' 35.1417" (+/-0.0004")
Parallax:48.94 (+/-0.77) mas
Derived distance:66.6 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:63.45 (+/-0.84) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:-188.94 (+/-0.65) mas/year
Constellation:Taurus
 

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