Capella (Star)

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From Fairfield , Capella is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:25 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 48° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:16, 85° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:38, when it sinks below 10° above your north-western horizon.

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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 Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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