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2000 29Gamma VIR

29 Gamma can be used for any year on this date.

Name: 29Gamma VIR Porrima
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: Oct 4
Magnitude: a double system 2.7 combined, 3.4 each
Spectrum/Star type: 2 light yellow stars separated by the distance of the sun to Pluto.
Distance in Light Years: 39, close!
Diameter compared to Sun: Each 1.2X
Luminosity compared to Sun: Each 4x
Date best observed: May 17
Additional information: Porrima was the Roman goddess of prophecy. This star is a beautiful binary in large scope, with a 170 year orbital period.

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