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 Seattle , Alphecca will become visible around 21:46 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 58° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 04:07.

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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:23.0 parsec
75.0 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):150.0 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):126.7°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.41
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Seattle

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47.61°N
122.33°W
PDT

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