Alcyone (Star)

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From Fairfield , Alcyone is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 22:36, when it rises to an altitude of 15° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:38, 72° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:43, 68° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Alcyone
Object Type Star
Other Names
η-Tau
25-Tau
HR 1165
HD 23630
HIP 17702
TYC 1800-2202-1
Gaia DR2- 66714384141781760
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:2.88 (V) [2]
2.79 (BT) [1]
2.87 (VT) [1]
2.77 (G) [3]
3.06 (BP) [3]
2.91 (RP) [3]
B-V Color (mag):-0.07
Right ascension:03h47m29s [3]
Declination:+24°06'17" [3]
Distance:125.5 parsec
409.1 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):52.5 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):151.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.61
Visibility from Fairfield

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73.26°W
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