Rasalhague (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), Rasalhague will become visible at around 19:07 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 47° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 3 minutes after the Sun at 23:20.

Name Rasalhague
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Oph
55-Oph
HR 6556
HD 159561
NSV 9189
HIP 86032
TYC 1000-2508-1
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.09 (V)[2]
2.31 (BT)[1]
2.11 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.19
Right Ascension:17h34m56s [2]
Declination:+12°33'38" [2]
Distance:14.8 parsec
48.4 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):252.5 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):153.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.23

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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