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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Alnitak, zeta Orionis
Hipparcos catalog ID:26727
Other star catalog entries:HD 37742
SAO 132444
BD B-02 1338
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:1.74 (source: Hipparcos)
Spectral type:O9.5Ib SB
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension5h 40m 45.52480s (+/-0.00003s)
Declination-1° 56' 33.2827" (+/-0.0003")
Parallax:4.43 (+/-0.64) mas
Derived distance:736 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:3.19 (+/-0.59) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:2.03 (+/-0.26) mas/year
Constellation:Orion
 

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