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 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 21:14, when it rises 13° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:45, 63° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:52, 52° above your south-western horizon.

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:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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