From Fairfield , Mirfak is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 14° above the horizon. It is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 20:58 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 14° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 21:04 when it dips 13° above your north-western horizon. At 04:37, it will return to an altitude of 13° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 14° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:42.
Object Type Star
|1.81 (V) |
2.42 (BT) 
1.87 (VT) 
|B-V Color (mag):||0.51|
|Right ascension:||03h24m19s |
506.2 lightyrs 
|Proper motion (speed):||35.4 mas/yr |
|Proper motion (pos ang):||137.8°|
|Absolute mag (V):||-4.15|
All times shown in Fairfield local time.