Alcyone (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 , Alcyone is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 11° above the horizon at dusk.

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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]
2.91 (RP)[3]
2.77 (G)[3]
3.06 (BP)[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

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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