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 dawn sky, rising at 21:26 (EDT) – 8 hours and 35 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 49° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:06.

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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

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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