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Vega Information

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Other Names:

  • Wega
  • Fidis
  • Harp Star
  • Alpha Lyrae
  • HR 7001
  • HD 172167

Data:

  • Right Ascension: 18 36 56.3
  • Declination: +38 47 01
  • Apparent Magnitude: 0.03
  • Absolute Magnitude: 0.6
  • Distance: 25 LY
  • Spectral Type: A0Va

Constellation:

Vega Information:

Vega is the fifth brightest star in the sky. Its name comes from the Arabic for the swooping eagle. Vega is about 25 light-years from Earth. It is three times the size of the sun and 50 times as luminous. Vega is located in the constellation Lyra.

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