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 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 23:36, when it rises 14° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:51, 77° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:04, 77° above your southern horizon.

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
Brightness (V):Mag 2.2
Variable
B-V Color (mag):0.03
Right Ascension:15h34m41s
Declination:+26°42'53"
Distance:23.5 parsec
76.5 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):151.0 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):126.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.37

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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