Alphecca (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 (click to change), Alphecca will become visible at around 19:11 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 33° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 4 minutes after the Sun at 22:23.

Name Alphecca
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-CrB
5-CrB
HR 5793
HD 139006
HIP 76267
TYC 2029-1690-1
Position
Constellation:Corona Borealis
Magnitude:
Variable
2.22 (V)[2]
2.25 (BT)[1]
2.22 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.03
Right Ascension:15h34m41s [2]
Declination:+26°42'53" [2]
Distance:23.5 parsec
76.5 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):151.0 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):126.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.37

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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