Algol (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 , Algol is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 13° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name Algol
Object Type Star
Other Names
β-Per
26-Per
HR 936
HD 19356
HIP 14576
TYC 2851-2168-1
Gaia DR2- 239863001382455424
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.11 (V)[2]
2.10 (BT)[1]
2.10 (VT)[1]
2.60 (RP)[3]
4.34 (G)[3]
4.98 (BP)[3]
B-V Color (mag):-0.01
Right Ascension:03h08m10s [3]
Declination:+40°57'20" [3]
Distance:30.9 parsec
100.6 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):27.8 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):308.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.34

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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