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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Acrab, beta Scorpii
Hipparcos catalog ID:78820
Other star catalog entries:HD 144217
SAO 159682
BD B-19 4307
CPD P-19 5945
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:2.56 (source: ground based)
Spectral type:B0.5V
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension16h 5m 26.23521s (+/-0.00005s)
Declination-19° 48' 19.4197" (+/-0.0005")
Parallax:8.07 (+/-0.78) mas
Derived distance:404 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:-5.2 (+/-0.92) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:-24.04 (+/-0.64) mas/year
Constellation:Scorpius
 

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