Betelgeuse (Star)

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From Fairfield , Betelgeuse is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 19:37, when it reaches an altitude of 10° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:03, 56° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:20, 12° above your western horizon.

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Name Betelgeuse
Object type Star
Other names
Betelgeuse
α-Ori
Alpha Orionis
58-Ori
58 Orionis
HR 2061[1]
HD 39801
HIP 27989[5]
TYC 129-1873-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
0.57 (V) [3]
2.85 (BT) [2]
0.77 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.74
Right ascension:05h55m10s [3]
Declination:+07°24'25" [3]
Distance:152.7 parsec
497.7 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):29.8 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):67.7°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.35
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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