Aldebaran (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 , Aldebaran is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:33 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:42, 65° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:39, when it sinks below 11° above your western horizon.

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Name Aldebaran
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Tau
87-Tau
HR 1457
HD 29139
HIP 21421
TYC 1266-1416-1
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:
Variable
0.99 (V) [2]
2.94 (BT) [1]
1.16 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):1.48
Right ascension:04h35m55s [2]
Declination:+16°30'35" [2]
Distance:20.4 parsec
66.6 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):199.3 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):161.4°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.56

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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