Arcturus (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), Arcturus is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:19, when it rises 9° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:32, 70° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:26, 58° above your south-western horizon.

Name Arcturus
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Boo
16-Boo
HR 5340
HD 124897
NSV 6603
HIP 69673
TYC 1472-1436-1
Position
Constellation:Bootes
Brightness (V):Mag 0.2
Variable
B-V Color (mag):1.14
Right Ascension:14h15m40s
Declination:+19°11'14"
Distance:10.8 parsec
35.2 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):2277.9 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):208.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.00

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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