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What's the farthest visible naked-eye star?
The semi-regular pulsating star V762 Cas (HIP 5926, HD 7389) in Cassiopeia at a distance of  15000 LY is probably the furthest visible naked-eye star.

Google Sky file (1kb, kmz)

Visual magnitude: 5.927 (max), 6.02 (min)
 Spectral Type: K1V
 p = 0.00022 ± 0.00059


Position(2000): RA 01 16 11.8988, Dec +71 44 37.833

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-- Edited by Blobrana at 17:33, 2008-09-09

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