September 1 Stars

September 1
1950 epoch: All years
2000 epoch: All years

There are no bright stars in this part of the sky. You are closer to August 30, whose star is 47 Rho LEO.
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Name: 47 LEO, aka Rho LEO
Magnitude: 3.8, slightly variable
Spectrum/Star type: Blue supergiant, will supernova some day!
Distance in light-years: 3700+, very far away!
Diameter compared to Sun: 23+
Luminosity compared to Sun: 165,000+!
Date best observed: Apr 14
Additional information: A spectroscopic binary. Its Babylonian name translates as “4th Son Behind the King”. An amazing star located on the Ecliptic. Very everything-young, hot, blue, big, bright, massive, and far!!!

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