Elnath (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Elnath will become visible at around 20:43 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 19 minutes after the Sun at 00:14.

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Name Elnath
Object Type Star
Other Names
β-Tau
112-Tau
HR 1791
HD 35497
HIP 25428
TYC 1859-1470-1
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:1.68 (V)[2]
1.60 (BT)[1]
1.67 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.06
Right Ascension:05h26m17s [2]
Declination:+28°36'28" [2]
Distance:39.8 parsec
129.9 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):174.3 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):173.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.32

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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