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Lambda Pavonis

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Magnitude  4.22
Apparent magnitude (V)  4.22
Constellation  Pavo
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Lambda Pavonis (λ Pav), also known as HD 173948 or HIP 92609, is a star in the constellation Pavo. Its apparent magnitude is 4.21. It is a Be star, a rapidly rotating hot blue star which has developed a gas disk around it. It is a member of the Scorpius-Centaurus Association. It is a γ Cassiopeiae variable or shell star which has occasionally brightened to magnitude 4.0.

Variations in signals coming from Lambda Pavonis have led to debate on whether it is a binary, single or pulsating variable star.

References

Lambda Pavonis Wikipedia


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