The star η-CMi

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , η-CMi is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:33 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:33, 55° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:13, when it sinks to 20° above your western horizon.

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Name η-CMi
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 2851
HD 58923
HIP 36265
TYC 177-2986-1
Gaia DR2- 3142543393422930304
Constellation:Canis Minor
Magnitude:5.23 (V)[1]
5.50 (BT)[1]
5.25 (VT)[1]
4.99 (RP)[2]
5.16 (G)[2]
5.31 (BP)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.21
Right Ascension:07h28m02s [2]
Declination:+06°56'30" [2]
Distance:97.4 parsec
317.5 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):43.7 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):183.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.29




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