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Beta Centauri

(Hadar, Agena)
(second brightest star in Centaurus)

Beta Centauri (Hadar or Agena) is a star in the southern sky with Magnitude .6. It is a triple star and a Double-Line Spectroscopic Binary, including two nearly-equal stars orbiting in 357 days, roughly 4 AU apart.

Characteristics:


(star,bright star,binary star)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_Centauri
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0110pc350lyBeta Centauri

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