Pi Arae (π Ara, π Arae) is the Bayer designation for a star in the southern constellation of Ara. It is approximately 145.5 light-years (44.6 parsecs) from Earth and has an apparent visual magnitude of +5.25 The stellar classification of this star is A5 IV-V, with the spectrum showing features of both a main sequence and a subgiant star. Pi Arae is roughly 170 million years old. It displays an excess emission of infrared radiation, which may be explained by a circumstellar disk of dust.
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