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 Cambridge , Mirfak is visible all night. It will become visible around 17:06 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:12, 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]
2.42 (BT) [1]
1.87 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.51
Right ascension:03h24m19s [2]
Declination:+49°51'40" [2]
Distance:155.3 parsec
506.2 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):35.4 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):137.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.15

Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
EST

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