September 18

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1950 3Nu VIR 3Nu VIR 3Nu VIR
2000 3Nu VIR

3 Nu will be a good choice for any year on this date.

Name: 3Nu VIR
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: Sep 18
Magnitude: 4.0
Spectrum/Star type: Red Giant
Distance in Light Years: 315
Diameter compared to Sun: ~40x
Luminosity compared to Sun: over 300x
Date best observed: May 3
Additional information: About 2 degrees above Nu is Xi VIR, 4.8 magnitude, 120 light-years, White, ~2x brighter and~15X more luminous than the sun.

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