Electra (Star)

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From Fairfield , Electra is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:06 (EST), 66° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:24, 72° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:14, when it sinks below 17° above your western horizon.

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Name Electra
Object type Star
Other names
Electra
17-Tau
17 Tauri
HR 1142[1]
HD 23302
HIP 17499[5]
TYC 1799-1441-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:3.71 (V) [3]
3.59 (BT) [2]
3.69 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.10
Right ascension:03h44m52s [3]
Declination:+24°06'48" [3]
Distance:124.1 parsec
404.5 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):50.6 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):155.7°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.76
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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