Hamal (Star)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Hamal is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:26, when it reaches an altitude of 13° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:35, 71° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:42, 47° above your western horizon.

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Name Hamal
Object type Star
Other names
Hamal
α-Ari
Alpha Arietis
13-Ari
13 Arietis
HR 617[1]
HD 12929
NSV 725
HIP 9884[5]
TYC 1758-2416-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:
Variable
2.02 (V) [3]
3.52 (BT) [2]
2.15 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right ascension:02h07m10s [3]
Declination:+23°27'45" [3]
Distance:20.2 parsec
65.8 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):239.7 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):128.1°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.50
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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