Apparent magnitude (V) 4.4
|Similar Gamma Lyrae, R Lyrae, Beta Lyrae|
Eta Lyrae (η Lyr, η Lyrae) is a star in the constellation Lyra. It has the traditional name Aladfar, from the Arabic الأظفر al-’uz̧fur "the talons (of the swooping eagle)", a name it shares with Mu Lyrae (though the latter is typically spelled Alathfar in English).
Eta Lyrae belongs to spectral class B2.5IV and has apparent magnitude of +4.40. It is approximately 1390 light years from Earth.