Mirfak (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Mirfak will become visible at around 18:32 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 75° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 11 hours and 13 minutes after the Sun at 04:58.

Name Mirfak
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Per
33-Per
HR 1017
HD 20902
NSV 1125
HIP 15863
TYC 3320-2808-1
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Brightness (V):Mag 1.8
Variable
B-V Color (mag):0.51
Right Ascension:03h24m19s
Declination:+49°51'40"
Distance:138.9 parsec
452.8 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):36.9 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):131.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.90

Ashburn

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Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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