August 17

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1950 17Epsilon LEO
2000 17Epsilon LEO 17Epsilon LEO 17Epsilon LEO

17 Epsilon will work for all years on this date.

Name: 17Epsilon LEO Algenubi
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: Aug 16
Magnitude: 3.0
Spectrum/Star type: Dark yellow Giant
Distance in Light Years: 250
Diameter compared to Sun: 25
Luminosity compared to Sun: 360
Date best observed: Apr 2
Additional information: “South Star” in lion’s head. This is an asterism called The Sickle or The Backwards Question Mark. It is just outside of the zodiac.

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