The star W-Her

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , w-Her will become visible around 17:35 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 43° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 22:05.

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Name W-Her
Object Type Star
Other Names
72-Her
HR 6458
HD 157214
NSV 8553
HIP 84862
TYC 2596-1317-1
Gaia DR2- 1333760419707327744
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:
Variable
5.39 (V) [1]
6.13 (BT) [1]
5.45 (VT) [1]
5.18 (G) [2]
5.56 (BP) [2]
4.74 (RP) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.57
Right ascension:17h20m39s [2]
Declination:+32°27'47" [2]
Distance:14.5 parsec
47.4 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):1049.7 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):172.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):4.58

Cambridge

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Longitude:
Timezone:

42.38°N
71.11°W
EST

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