Hamal (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), Hamal is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 9° above the horizon at dawn.

Name Hamal
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Ari
13-Ari
HR 617
HD 12929
NSV 725
HIP 9884
TYC 1758-2416-1
Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:
Variable
2.02 (V)[2]
3.52 (BT)[1]
2.15 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right Ascension:02h07m10s [2]
Declination:+23°27'45" [2]
Distance:20.4 parsec
66.7 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):235.7 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):128.7°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.47

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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