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Elnath (or El Nath), is a star in the constellation Taurus. Its Bayer designation is β Tau (Beta Tauri). Its apparent magnitude (visual brightness) is 1.7. Its distance from Earth is approximately 130 light-years. The star is close to the boundary of Taurus with the constellation of Auriga, and old star maps sometimes allocate it to that constellation instead.

To be found at
R.A. 5h 26.3m
Dec 2836.6m