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 , Vega is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:36 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 87° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:44, 89° above your south-eastern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:13, when it sinks below 10° above your north-western horizon.

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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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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