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Eta Canis Minoris

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Magnitude  5.22
Constellation  Canis Minor
Eta Canis Minoris
Similar  Beta Canis Minoris, Luyten's Star, Procyon, Gamma Cassiopeiae

Eta Canis Minoris (η CMi, η Canis Minoris) is a binary star in the constellation Canis Minor. It is approximately 351 light years from Earth.

The primary component, η Canis Minoris A, is a yellow-white F-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.24., Its companion, η Canis Minoris B, is an eleventh magnitude star located 4 arcseconds from the primary, though is actually around 440 AU from the main star and takes around 5000 years to orbit it.

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Eta Canis Minoris Wikipedia


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