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 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:01 (EDT) – 5 hours and 26 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 49° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:38.

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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:41.1 parsec
133.8 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):175.1 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):172.5°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.39

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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