Albireo (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 , Albireo is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:55 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 67° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:28, 78° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:38, when it sinks below 16° above your western horizon.

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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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