Electra (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Electra is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 9° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name Electra
Object Type Star
Other Names
17-Tau
HR 1142
HD 23302
HIP 17499
TYC 1799-1441-1
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:3.71 (V)[2]
3.59 (BT)[1]
3.69 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.10
Right Ascension:03h44m52s [2]
Declination:+24°06'48" [2]
Distance:113.6 parsec
370.5 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):48.7 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):146.5°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.57

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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