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 Fairfield , Alphecca is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:33 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 69° above your south-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:14, 22° above your western horizon.

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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:23.5 parsec
76.5 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):151.0 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):126.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.37

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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