Vega (Star)

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Image of Vega
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Vega is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:45 (EST) – 7 hours and 6 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 63° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:22.

Name Vega
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Lyr
3-Lyr
HR 7001
HD 172167
HIP 91262
Position
Constellation:Lyra
Brightness (V):Mag 0.0
Variable
B-V Color (mag):-0.00
Right Ascension:18h36m56s
Declination:+38°46'58"
Distance:7.8 parsec
25.3 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):350.8 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):35.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.58

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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