The star R-Her

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , r-Her is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:53 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 66° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:01, 66° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:18, when it sinks below 20° above your western horizon.

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Name R-Her
Object Type Star
Other Names
5-Her
HR 5966
HD 143666
HIP 78481
TYC 1507-1114-1
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:5.11 (V) [1]
6.36 (BT) [1]
5.21 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.98
Right ascension:16h01m14s [1]
Declination:+17°49'06" [1]
Distance:76.9 parsec
250.8 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):156.9 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):343.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.68

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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