Albireo (Star)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , Albireo is visible all night. It will become visible around 20:40 (PDT), 57° above your eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:12, 85° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:04, 16° above your western horizon.

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Name Albireo
Object type Star
Other names
Albireo
β¹-Cyg
Beta1 Cygni
6-Cyg
6 Cygni
HR 7417[1]
HD 183912
NSV 12105
HIP 95947[3]
TYC 2133-2964-1[2]
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:
Variable
3.07 (V) [2]
4.44 (BT) [2]
3.19 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.07
Right ascension:19h30m43s [2]
Declination:+27°57'34" [2]
Distance:133.2 parsec
434.1 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):9.4 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):229.4°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.55
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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