ξ-Oph (Star)

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From Ashburn , ξ-Oph is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 14° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name ξ-Oph
Object type Star
Other names
ξ-Oph
Xi Ophiuchi
40-Oph
40 Ophiuchi
HR 6445[1]
HD 156897
HIP 84893[3]
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:4.39 (V) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.39
Right ascension:17h21m00s [2]
Declination:-21°06'44" [2]
Distance:17.4 parsec
56.6 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):334.6 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):128.0°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):3.19
Visibility from Ashburn

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77.49°W
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