Alpheratz (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Alpheratz will become visible at around 18:43 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 33° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 6 minutes after the Sun at 21:59.

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Name Alpheratz
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-And
21-And
HR 15
HD 358
HIP 677
TYC 1735-3180-1
Position
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:
Variable
2.06 (V)[2]
2.00 (BT)[1]
2.05 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.04
Right Ascension:00h08m23s [2]
Declination:+29°05'26" [2]
Distance:31.0 parsec
100.9 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):210.1 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):139.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.39

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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