Vega (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 , Vega is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 17:28 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 14° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 2 hours and 33 minutes after the Sun at 19:29 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 01:21 – 5 hours and 54 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 48° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:43.

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Name Vega
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Lyr
3-Lyr
HR 7001
HD 172167
HIP 91262
Position
Constellation:Lyra
Magnitude:
Variable
0.03 (V) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.00
Right ascension:18h36m56s [1]
Declination:+38°46'58" [1]
Distance:7.7 parsec
25.0 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):349.7 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):35.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.60

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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