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 , Mirfak is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:59 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 68° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:41, 79° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:43, when it sinks to 13° above your north-western horizon.

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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
Magnitude:
Variable
1.81 (V)[2]
1.87 (VT)[1]
2.42 (BT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.51
Right Ascension:03h24m19s [2]
Declination:+49°51'40" [2]
Distance:138.9 parsec
452.8 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):36.9 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):131.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.90

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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