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Eta Lyrae

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Magnitude  4.4
Apparent magnitude (V)  4.4
Constellation  Lyra
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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.

References

Eta Lyrae Wikipedia


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