The star ξ-Oph

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , ξ-Oph is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:18, 29° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:01, when it sinks to 19° above your south-western horizon.

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Name ξ-Oph
Object Type Star
Other Names
40-Oph
HR 6445
HD 156897
HIP 84893
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:4.39 (V)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.39
Right Ascension:17h21m00s [1]
Declination:-21°06'44" [1]
Distance:17.4 parsec
56.7 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):332.5 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):128.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):3.19

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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