From Fairfield , Eltanin is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 17:51 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 16° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 18:07 when it dips 14° above your north-western horizon. At 01:32, it will return to an altitude of 14° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 52° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:19.
Object Type Star
|Magnitude:||2.23 (V) |
4.26 (BT) 
2.41 (VT) 
|B-V Color (mag):||1.53|
|Right ascension:||17h56m36s |
154.2 lightyrs 
|Proper motion (speed):||24.3 mas/yr |
|Proper motion (pos ang):||200.4°|
|Absolute mag (V):||-1.14|
All times shown in Fairfield local time.