Chara (Star)

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Image of Chara
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Chara will become visible around 21:50 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 47° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 6 hours and 41 minutes after the Sun at 03:13.

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Name Chara
Object Type Star
Other Names
β-CVn
8-CVn
HR 4785
HD 109358
NSV 5725
HIP 61317
TYC 3020-2541-1
Position
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:
Variable
4.25 (V)[1]
4.96 (BT)[1]
4.31 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.55
Right Ascension:12h33m44s [1]
Declination:+41°21'26" [1]
Distance:8.4 parsec
27.5 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):763.1 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):292.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):4.62

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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