102 Herculis

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102 Herculis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Hercules
Right ascension  18h 08m 45.49142s[1]
Declination +20° 48′ 52.4079″[1]
Spectral typeB2IV[1]
Other designations
BD+20 3674, FK5 3443, HD 166182, HIP 88886, HR 6787, SAO 85769

102 Herculis (102 Her) is a star in the constellation Hercules. Its apparent magnitude is 4.36.

Etymology[edit]

In Chinese, 帛度 (Bó Dù), meaning Textile Ruler, refers to an asterism consisting of 102 Herculis and 95 Her[2].Consequently, 102 Herculis itself is known as 帛度二 (Bó Dù èr, English: the Second Star of Textile Ruler.)

This star, together with 93 Her, 95 Her, and 109 Her, were consist Cerberus, the obsolete constellation[3]

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