Procyon (Star)

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From Ashburn , Procyon is visible between 18:33 and 05:16. It will become accessible around 18:33, when it rises to an altitude of 10° above your eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:54, 56° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 05:16 when it sinks below 10° above your western horizon.

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Name Procyon
Object type Star
Other names
Procyon
α-CMi
Alpha Canis Minoris
10-CMi
10 Canis Minoris
HR 2943[1]
HD 61421
NSV 3672
HIP 37279[3]
Position
Constellation:Canis Minor
Magnitude:
Variable
0.40 (V) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.43
Right ascension:07h39m18s [2]
Declination:+05°13'39" [2]
Distance:3.5 parsec
11.5 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):1259.2 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):214.6°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):2.67
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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