Apparent magnitude (V) 4.35
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Kappa Lyrae (κ Lyr) is a solitary 4th magnitude star approximately 238 light years away from Earth, in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is a giant star of the spectral type K2III with an effective temperature of 4,638 kelvins. It is cooler, yet larger and brighter, than the Sun. It is also a suspected small amplitude variable star.