The star 6-Lac

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , 6-Lac is visible all night. It will become visible around 19:50 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 53° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:12, 89° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:24, 26° above your north-western horizon.

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Name 6-Lac
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 8579
HD 213420
HIP 111104
TYC 3209-2260-1
Gaia DR2- 1981881498752967552
Magnitude:4.53 (V) [2]
4.39 (BT) [1]
4.51 (VT) [1]
4.42 (G) [3]
4.44 (BP) [3]
4.56 (RP) [3]
B-V Color (mag):-0.10
Right ascension:22h30m29s [3]
Declination:+43°07'24" [3]
Distance:293.8 parsec
957.7 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):4.7 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):197.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.81




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