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R Apodis

The red giant once was seen as a longperiodic variable. This now is debatable, probably it doesn't change its luminosity. Admittedly the star is scarcely explored.

Constellation: Apus
Distance: 428 light-years
Spectral class: K4
Visual magnitude: 5.38
Luminosity: circa 1000 * Sun

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