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 Fairfield , Procyon is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:38, when it rises to an altitude of 10° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:02, 54° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:35, 19° 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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