Eltanin (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Eltanin will become visible around 19:04 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 68° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 01:34 when it dips 14° above your north-western horizon.

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

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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