Scheat (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 , Scheat is visible all night. It will become visible around 19:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:49, 75° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:34, 22° above your western horizon.

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Name Scheat
Object Type Star
Other Names
β-Peg
53-Peg
HR 8775
HD 217906
HIP 113881
TYC 2243-1831-1
Position
Constellation:Pegasus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.48 (V) [1]
4.61 (BT) [1]
2.65 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):1.66
Right ascension:23h03m46s [1]
Declination:+28°04'58" [1]
Distance:60.1 parsec
195.9 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):232.3 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):53.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.42

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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