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 Ashburn (click to change), Vega is visible all night. It will become visible at around 20:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 13° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:17, 72° above your western horizon.

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

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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