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 difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 16° above the horizon. It will become visible at around 21:16 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 16° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 2 hours and 25 minutes after the Sun at 22:45.

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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:32.1 parsec
104.8 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):67.0 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):181.7°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.60

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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