The name of the star I was assigned was Arcturus, is it an Orange Giant, K Class, and has a mass that is 110% of the Sun.It's temperature is approximately 4000C or 7200F. It is 36.66 light years away from Earth and has a rotation period of two years. It is the brightest star in the Bootes constellation and is about 10 billion years old. Arcturus is derived from the ancient Greek words arktos, meaning bear, and ouros, meaning guardian. Arcturus is visible to the naked eye in both the northern and southern hemispheres.

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