Merope (Star)

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From Ashburn , Merope is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:56 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:59, 74° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:44, when it sinks below 18° above your western horizon.

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Name Merope
Object Type Star
Other Names
V971 Tau
23-Tau
HR 1156
HD 23480
HIP 17608
TYC 1800-2204-1
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:
Variable
4.16 (V) [1]
4.08 (BT) [1]
4.15 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.06
Right ascension:03h46m19s [1]
Declination:+23°56'54" [1]
Distance:116.6 parsec
380.0 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):48.5 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):154.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.17
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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