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 Cambridge , Alphecca will become visible around 20:26 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 57° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 02:00.

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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

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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