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Lambda Crucis

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Magnitude  4.602
Apparent magnitude (V)  4.602
Constellation  Crux
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Lambda Crucis (λ Crucis / λ Cru) is a star in the southern constellation Crux. The star is classified as a blue-white dwarf (spectral class B4 Vn). The apparent magnitude of λ Crucis is 4.6, but it is not stable. The star is a β Cephei-type variable, and its brightness varies with an amplitude of 0.02m period being 0.3951 days. λ Crucis is located at 360 light-years from the Sun.

This star is a proper motion member of the Lower-Centaurus Crux sub-group in the Scorpius-Centaurus OB association, the nearest such association of co-moving massive stars to the Sun.

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