The star τ-Cet

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , τ-Cet is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 18° above the horizon. It will become visible around 18:58 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 18° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 1 minute after the Sun at 20:55.

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Name τ-Cet
Object Type Star
Other Names
52-Cet
HR 509
HD 10700
HIP 8102
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:3.49 (V) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.73
Right ascension:01h44m05s [1]
Declination:-15°56'22" [1]
Distance:3.7 parsec
11.9 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):1921.4 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):296.4°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):5.68

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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