Sirius (Star)

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From Fairfield , Sirius is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:29 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 30° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:25.

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Name Sirius
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-CMa
9-CMa
HR 2491
HD 48915
HIP 32349
Position
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:-1.44 (V) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.01
Right ascension:06h45m09s [1]
Declination:-16°42'47" [1]
Distance:2.6 parsec
8.6 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):1339.4 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):204.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.45
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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