Sirius (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Sirius will become visible at around 19:56 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 4 minutes after the Sun at 22:41.

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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 [1]
Proper motion (speed):1339.4 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):204.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.45

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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