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Altari (HD 187642)

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Description

Altair is the brightest star in constellation Aquila and the 12th brightest star in the night star. After the star were named a lot of things. Stephen King’s novel “The Tommyknockers” makes reference to Altair 4. Fred M. Wilcox’s science fiction film Forbidden Planet is set on Altair 4. One of the first computers and US navy ship has that name. This is the title of a poem by Karle Wilson Baker.

Name
Altair
Common name
Alpha Aquilae
Constellation
Aquila
Apparent visual magnitude
0.76
Type
Variable Star of delta Sct type
RA
19 50 46.99855
DEC
+08 52 05.9563
Distance (LY)
16,7
More info
Check in Wikipedia