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 Ashburn (click to change), Eltanin will become visible at around 19:10 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 64° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 01:06 when it dips 14° above your north-western horizon.

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:47.6 parsec
155.2 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):27.4 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):197.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.16

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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