Alhena (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 , Alhena is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 2° below the horizon at dawn.

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Name Alhena
Object Type Star
Other Names
γ-Gem
24-Gem
HR 2421
HD 47105
HIP 31681
Position
Constellation:Gemini
Magnitude:1.93 (V)[1]
2.02 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.00
Right Ascension:06h37m42s [1]
Declination:+16°23'57" [1]
Distance:33.5 parsec
109.2 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):56.7 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):165.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.70

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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