Denebola(redirected from Beta Leonis)
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Denebola(dĕ-neb -oh-lă) (β Leo) A white star that is the third-brightest in the constellation Leo. It marks the ‘tail’ of Leo, the Lion. It is surrounded by a ring of dust that emits infrared radiation and may possibly indicate the early stages of a planetary system. mv : 2.13; Mv : 1.5; spectral type: A3 V; distance: 13 pc.
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A white star of stellar magnitude 2.2, spectral classification A2, in the constellation Leo; the star β Leonis.
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