Lambda Caeli is an orange giant star in the constellation Caelum. At 735 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 6.24. It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 17.1 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 24,300 and 34,100 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
Sky position: RA 4h 43.7m, Dec -41° 3.6'
Common designations: Lambda Caeli, HIP 21998, HD 30202, HR 1518
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