Elnath (Star)

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From Fairfield , Elnath will become visible at around 20:24 (EDT), 41° above your western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 00:27.

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Name Elnath
Object type Star
Other names
Elnath
β-Tau
Beta Tauri
112-Tau
112 Tauri
HR 1791[1]
HD 35497
HIP 25428[5]
TYC 1859-1470-1[4]
Position
Right ascension:05h26m17s [3]
Declination:+28°36'28" [3]
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:1.68 (V) [3]
1.60 (BT) [2]
1.67 (VT) [2]
Distance:41.1 parsec
133.8 lightyrs [5]
B-V Color (mag):-0.06
Proper motion (speed):175.1 mas/yr[5]
Proper motion (pos ang):172.5°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.39
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
13 Apr 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
10 May 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
31 Jul 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
27 Aug 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
23 Sep 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
21 Oct 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
17 Nov 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
15 Dec 2024  –  Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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