Capella (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , Capella is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible around 00:11 (PDT), when it rises to an altitude of 10° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 47° before fading from view as dawn breaks at 05:17.

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Name Capella
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Aur
13-Aur
HR 1708
HD 34029
NSV 1897
HIP 24608
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:
Variable
0.08 (V) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.80
Right ascension:05h16m41s [1]
Declination:+45°59'56" [1]
Distance:13.1 parsec
42.8 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):433.5 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):170.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.51
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Seattle

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Longitude:
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47.61°N
122.33°W
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