Eltanin (Star)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , Eltanin is visible all night. It will become visible at around 20:40 (PDT), 27° above your north-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:27, 71° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:48, 58° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Eltanin
Object type Star
Other names
Eltanin
γ-Dra
Gamma Draconis
33-Dra
33 Draconis
HR 6705[1]
HD 164058
HIP 87833[5]
TYC 3523-1684-1[4]
Position
Right ascension:17h56m36s [3]
Declination:+51°29'20" [3]
Constellation:Draco
Magnitude:2.23 (V) [3]
4.26 (BT) [2]
2.41 (VT) [2]
Distance:47.3 parsec
154.2 lightyrs [5]
B-V Color (mag):1.53
Proper motion (speed):24.3 mas/yr[5]
Proper motion (pos ang):200.4°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.14
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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