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 the dawn sky, rising at 23:25 (EST) – 7 hours and 18 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 62° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:13.

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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:7.8 parsec
25.3 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):350.8 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):35.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.58

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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