Beta Trianguli Australis

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Beta Trianguli Australis, Latinized from β Trianguli Australis, is a double star in the southern circumpolar constellation of Triangulum Australe.wikipedia
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Triangulum Australe

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Beta Trianguli Australis, Latinized from β Trianguli Australis, is a double star in the southern circumpolar constellation of Triangulum Australe.
Completing the triangle are the two white main sequence stars Beta and Gamma Trianguli Australis.

Flag of Brazil

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β TrA appears on the flag of Brazil, symbolising the state of Santa Catarina.

Beta Pictoris moving group

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This star may be a member of the Beta Pictoris moving group, an association of about 17 stars that share a common origin and a similar motion through space.

Latinisation of names

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Beta Trianguli Australis, Latinized from β Trianguli Australis, is a double star in the southern circumpolar constellation of Triangulum Australe.

Double star

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Beta Trianguli Australis, Latinized from β Trianguli Australis, is a double star in the southern circumpolar constellation of Triangulum Australe.

Circumpolar constellation

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Beta Trianguli Australis, Latinized from β Trianguli Australis, is a double star in the southern circumpolar constellation of Triangulum Australe.

Earth

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It is approximately 40.37 ly from Earth and has an apparent visual magnitude of +2.85.

Apparent magnitude

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It is approximately 40.37 ly from Earth and has an apparent visual magnitude of +2.85.

Proper motion

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This star has a relatively high rate of proper motion across the celestial sphere.

Celestial sphere

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This star has a relatively high rate of proper motion across the celestial sphere.

F-type main-sequence star

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It is a F-type main-sequence star with a stellar classification of F1 V. Beta TrA has a 14th magnitude optical companion at an angular separation of 155 arcseconds.

Stellar classification

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It is a F-type main-sequence star with a stellar classification of F1 V. Beta TrA has a 14th magnitude optical companion at an angular separation of 155 arcseconds.

Angular distance

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It is a F-type main-sequence star with a stellar classification of F1 V. Beta TrA has a 14th magnitude optical companion at an angular separation of 155 arcseconds.

Minute and second of arc

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It is a F-type main-sequence star with a stellar classification of F1 V. Beta TrA has a 14th magnitude optical companion at an angular separation of 155 arcseconds.

Spitzer Space Telescope

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Observation with the Spitzer Space Telescope reveals what appears to be an excess infrared emission from this star.

Infrared excess

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Observation with the Spitzer Space Telescope reveals what appears to be an excess infrared emission from this star.

Debris disk

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This suggests the presence of circumstellar material in this system, making it a debris disk candidate.

Santa Catarina (state)

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β TrA appears on the flag of Brazil, symbolising the state of Santa Catarina.

Alpha Trianguli Australis

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Alpha Trianguli Australis (Latinised from α Trianguli Australis, abbreviated Alpha TrA, α TrA), officially named Atria, is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Triangulum Australe, forming an apex of a triangle with Beta Trianguli Australis and Gamma Trianguli Australis that gives the constellation its name (Latin for southern triangle).

Gamma Trianguli Australis

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Along with Alpha and Beta Trianguli Australis it forms a prominent triangular asterism that gives the constellation its name (Latin for southern triangle).

Aladdin Sane

Belgian amateur astronomers at the MIRA Public Observatory in conjunction with Studio Brussel created a "Bowie asterism" in homage to David Bowie in January 2016; it depicts the iconic lightning bolt of Aladdin Sane using the stars Sigma Librae, Spica, Zeta Centauri, SAO 204132, Sigma Octantis, SAO 241641 and Beta Trianguli Australis which were near Mars at the time of Bowie's death.

List of brightest natural objects in the sky

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