α Circini


Alpha Circini is a white star, magnitude 3.2. Its binary label is DUN 166; 3.2, 8.5; 224 and separation 15.7". A second, much fainter companion, is suitable for larger binoculars. AC: 3.2, 12.0; 265, 64.6".

The star is due south of alpha Centauri, in the same field of view: binoculars.

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