Procyon (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Procyon is visible between 18:08 and 04:53. It will become accessible around 18:08, when it rises to an altitude of 10° above your eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:28, 52° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 04:53 when it sinks below 10° above your western horizon.

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

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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