|1950||17Beta CNC||17Beta CNC||17Beta CNC||17Beta CNC|
|2000||17Beta CNC||17Beta CNC||16Zeta CNC|
17 Beta will also be a good choice for L+2 in the 2000 era.
Name: 16Zeta CNC Tegmine
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: July 23
Spectrum/Star type: Yellow
Distance in Light Years: 83
Diameter compared to Sun:
Luminosity compared to Sun:
Date best observed: Mar 9
Additional information: 4 or maybe 5 stars! A & B pair have 60 yr period. Latin: “in the Covering”(of The Crab).
Name: 17Beta CNC Al Tarf
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: July 24
Spectrum/Star type: Orange Giant
Distance in Light Years: 290
Diameter compared to Sun: 50
Luminosity compared to Sun: 660
Date best observed: Mar 11
Additional information: “the End” of the crab’s foot. Has a dim red dwarf companion. Below and to the right is bright Procyon, and below and to the left is The Hydra’s Head.