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Beta Lyrae

Beta Lyrae is a multiple star system in the constellation of Lyra. Based on parallax measurements obtained during the Hipparcos mission, it is approximately 960 light-years distant from the Sun. It consists of three components: a triple star syst ...

                                               

Delta Lyrae cluster

Delta Lyrae cluster is a sparse open cluster of stars located about 1.220 light years away in the northern constellation of Lyra. Centered on the member star Delta 2 Lyrae for which it is named, it was first suspected in 1959 by American astronom ...

                                               

Delta1 Lyrae

Delta 1 Lyrae, Latinized from δ 1 Lyrae, is a binary star system in the constellation Lyra, approximately 1.100 light years away from Earth. The two stars complete an orbit around each other about once every 88 days. They are a spectroscopic bina ...

                                               

Delta2 Lyrae

Delta 2 Lyrae is a 4th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 900 light years away from Earth. It is one of the M4II spectral standard stars, meaning it is a bright giant star with a surface temperature around 3.600 kelvins. It p ...

                                               

DM Lyrae

DM Lyrae is a dwarf nova in the constellation Lyra. This binary system is composed of a primary star of unknown type, and a white dwarf companion. It erupted in 1928 and 1996 and reached about magnitude 13. Due to its position, coverage of the st ...

                                               

Epsilon Lyrae

Epsilon Lyrae, also known as The Double Double, is a multiple star system of at least five stars approximately 162 light-years away in the constellation of Lyra.

                                               

Eta Lyrae

Eta Lyrae is the primary or A component of a triple star system in the constellation of Lyra. It is approximately 1.390 light-years from the Sun. The secondary or B component is the star BD +38 3491. Eta Lyrae is itself a spectroscopic binary wit ...

                                               

FL Lyrae

FL Lyrae is the variable star designation for an eclipsing binary star system in the northern constellation of Lyra. The combined apparent magnitude of the pair is 9.36, which means they are too faint to be seen with the naked eye. Parallax measu ...

                                               

Gamma Lyrae

Gamma Lyrae, formally named Sulafat, is the second-brightest star in the northern constellation of Lyra. With an apparent visual magnitude of 3.3, it is readily visible to the naked eye. Parallax measurements yield an estimated distance of 620 li ...

                                               

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In 2004 the extrasolar planet TrES-1b was found to be orbiting this star by the Trans-Atlantic Exoplanet Survey using the transit method. The planet was detected crossing its parent star using a small 4-inch-diameter 100 mm telescope. The discove ...

                                               

HAT-P-5b

HAT-P-5b is a transiting extrasolar planet located approximately 1000 light-years away in the constellation of Lyra, orbiting the star HAT-P-5. It is a hot Jupiter with a mass 6% greater than Jupiter and a radius 26% greater than Jupiter, corresp ...

                                               

HD 167965

HD 167965 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 590 light years from Earth. It is a bluish white subgiant star of the spectral type B7IV, meaning it has a surface temperature of 11.000 to 25.000 kelvins. It is larger an ...

                                               

HD 168009

HD 168009 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 6.3, placing it just below the normal limit of stars visible to the naked eye under good viewing conditions. An annual parallax shift of 42.93 mas p ...

                                               

HD 171301

HD 171301 and BD+30°3223B are two components of a double star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 370 light years away from Earth. The brighter of the pair, 5th magnitude HD 171301, is a subgiant star with the spectral type B8IV. It therefor ...

                                               

HD 172044

HD 172044 and BD+33°3154B are two components of a binary star system in the constellation Lyra, approximately 520 light years away from Earth. 5th magnitude HD 172044 is a giant or subgiant star with the spectral type B8II-IIIp. The "p." signifie ...

                                               

HD 173416 b

HD 173416 b is an extrasolar planet located approximately 440 light years away in the constellation of Lyra, orbiting the 6th magnitude G-type giant star HD 173416. This is planet has at least 2.7 times the mass of Jupiter and was discovered on J ...

                                               

HD 173417

HD 173417 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 169 light years away from Earth. It is a yellowish white giant or subgiant star of the spectral type F1III-IV. It therefore has a surface temperature of 6.000 to 7.500 kel ...

                                               

HD 173780

HD 173780 is a single star in the northern constellation Lyra, near the southern constellation border with Hercules. It is an orange-hued star that is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of +4.84. This object is loc ...

                                               

HD 173936

HD 173936 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It has a blue-white hue and is just barely visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 6.06. Based upon parallax measurements, the star is located at a distance of appro ...

                                               

HD 174179

HD 174179 is a single star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It has a white hue and is dimly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 6.06. The star is located at a distance of approximately 1.280 light years from the Su ...

                                               

HD 175443

HD 175443 is a single star in the northern constellation of Lyra. This object has an orange hue and is dimly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.64. It is located at a distance of approximately 418 light years based on ...

                                               

HD 175740

HD 175740 is a single star in the northern constellation of Lyra. This object has an orange hue and is dimly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.46. It is located at a distance of approximately 266 light years from the ...

                                               

HD 176051

HD 176051 is a spectroscopic binary star system approximately 49 light years away from Earth in the constellation Lyra. The pair orbit with a period of 22.423 days and an eccentricity of 0.25. Compared to the Sun, they have a somewhat lower propo ...

                                               

HD 176527

HD 176527 is a single star in the northern constellation of Lyra, positioned near the southern constellation border with Vulpecula. It has an orange hue and is dimly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.26. This object ...

                                               

HD 176871

HD 176871 is a single star in the northern constellation of Lyra, positioned near the southern constellation border with Vulpecula. This object has a blue-white hue and is dimly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.69. ...

                                               

HD 177808

HD 177808 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 610 light years away from Earth. It is a solitary red giant star of the spectral type M0III, meaning it possesses a surface temperature of around 3.940 kelvins. It is ther ...

                                               

HD 177809

HD 177809 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 700 light years away from Earth. It is a red giant star of the spectral type M2III, meaning it possesses a surface temperature of under 3.500 kelvins. In comparison to our ...

                                               

HD 177830

HD 177830 is a 7th magnitude binary star system located approximately 205 light-years away in the constellation of Lyra. The primary star is slightly more massive than our Sun, but cooler being a type K star. Therefore, it is a subgiant clearly m ...

                                               

HD 178233

HD 178233 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 133 light years from Earth. It is a white giant star of the spectral type F0III, meaning it possesses a surface temperature of 6.000 to 7.500 kelvins. It is hotter, much b ...

                                               

HD 178911 Bb

HD 178911 Bb is a planet discovered in 2001 by Zucker who used the radial velocity method. The minimum mass of this giant planet is 7.35 times that of Jupiter that orbits close to the star. The period of the planet is 71.5 days and the semi-ampli ...

                                               

HD 179070

HD 179070 also known as Kepler-21 is a F-type subgiant star. A transiting exoplanet was discovered orbiting this star by the Kepler spacecraft. At a magnitude of 8.25 this was the brightest star observed by Kepler to host a validated planet until ...

                                               

HD 180450

HD 180450 is a 6th magnitude star in the constellation Lyra, approximately 1.400 light years away from Earth. It is a red giant star of the spectral type M0III, meaning it has a surface temperature of about 3.500 kelvins. It is much larger and br ...

                                               

HP Lyrae

HP Lyrae is a variable star in the constellation Lyra, with a visual magnitude varying 10.2 and 10.8. It is likely to be an RV Tauri variable, an unstable post-AGB star losing mass before becoming a white dwarf.

                                               

Iota Lyrae

ι Lyrae, Latinised as Iota Lyrae, is a binary star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is visible to the naked eye as a dim, blue-white hued star with an apparent visual magnitude that fluctuates around 5.22. This object is located approxim ...

                                               

Kappa Lyrae

κ Lyrae, Latinized as Kappa Lyrae, is a solitary star in the northern constellation of Lyra, near the constellation border with Hercules. It is visible to the naked eye as a faint, orange-hued point of light with an apparent visual magnitude of 4 ...

                                               

Kepler-7b

Kepler-7b is one of the first five exoplanets to be confirmed by NASAs Kepler spacecraft, and was confirmed in the first 33.5 days of Keplers science operations. It orbits a star slightly hotter and significantly larger than the Sun that is expec ...

                                               

Kepler-8b

Kepler-8b is the fifth of the first five exoplanets discovered by NASAs Kepler spacecraft, which aims to discover planets in a region of the sky between the constellations Lyra and Cygnus that transit their host stars. The planet is the hottest o ...

                                               

Kepler-9

Kepler-9 is a sunlike star in the constellation Lyra. Its planetary system, discovered by the Kepler Mission in 2010 was the first detected with the transit method found to contain multiple planets.

                                               

Kepler-9b

Kepler-9b is one of the first planets discovered outside the solar system by NASAs Kepler Mission. It revolves around the star Kepler-9 within the constellation Lyra. Kepler-9b is the largest of three planets detected in the Kepler system by tran ...

                                               

Kepler-9c

Kepler-9c is one of the first seven extrasolar planets, exoplanets, discovered by NASAs Kepler Mission, and one of at least two planets orbiting the star Kepler-9. Kepler-9c and Kepler-9b were the first exoplanets confirmed to be transiting their ...

                                               

Kepler-9d

Kepler-9d, formerly known as KOI-377.03, is a planet in orbit around the sun-like star Kepler-9. Initially discovered by Kepler spacecraft, a terrestrial planet-searching satellite built and operated by NASA, Kepler-9d is most likely a Super-Eart ...

                                               

Kepler-13

Kepler-13 or KOI-13 is a stellar triple star system consisting of Kepler-13A, around which an orbiting hot Jupiter exoplanet was discovered with the Kepler spacecraft in 2011, and Kepler-13B a common proper motion companion star which has an addi ...

                                               

Kepler-14

Kepler-14 is a binary star system targeted by the Kepler spacecraft. It is host to one known planet: the Jupiter-like Kepler-14b. The star system was identified by Kepler as a possible planetary host, but when imaging revealed that Kepler-14 was ...

                                               

Kepler-14b

Kepler-14b is an extrasolar planet in orbit around the primary star of the binary Kepler-14 system. It is currently the only planet known to exist in this star system. Kepler-14b is 8.4 times the mass of Jupiter and has a radius 1.14 times that o ...

                                               

Kepler-19

Kepler-19 is a G7V star that is host to planets Kepler-19b, Kepler-19c, and Kepler-19d. It is located five arcminutes northwest of the much more distant open cluster NGC 6791.

                                               

Kepler-20

Kepler-20 is a star 929 light-years from Earth in the constellation Lyra with a system of five known planets. The apparent magnitude of this star is 12.51, so it cannot be seen with the unaided eye. Viewing it requires a telescope with an apertur ...

                                               

Kepler-24

Kepler-24 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is located at the celestial coordinates: Right Ascension 19 h 21 m 39.0 s, Declination +38° 20′ 37″. With an apparent visual magnitude of 15.5, this star is too faint to be seen with t ...

                                               

Kepler-25

Kepler-25 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is slightly larger and more massive than the sun with a luminosity 2½ times that of the sun. With an apparent visual magnitude of 10.6, this star is too faint to be seen with the naked ...

                                               

Kepler-26

Kepler-26 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is located at the celestial coordinates: Right Ascension 18 h 59 m 45.839 s Declination +46° 33′ 59.54″. With an apparent visual magnitude of 15.5, this star is too faint to be seen wi ...

                                               

Kepler-30

Kepler-30 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is located at the celestial coordinates: Right Ascension 19 h 01 m 08.076 s Declination +38° 56′ 50.26″. With an apparent visual magnitude of 15.5, this star is too faint to be seen wi ...