Rigil Kentaurus (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Rigil Kentaurus is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name Rigil Kentaurus
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Cen
HR 5459
HD 128620
HIP 71683
Position
Constellation:Centaurus
Magnitude:-0.01 (V)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.71
Right Ascension:14h39m40s [1]
Declination:-60°50'06" [1]
Distance:1.3 parsec
4.3 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):3709.6 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):277.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):4.38

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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