The star α-Lac

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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), α-Lac is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible at around 18:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 6 hours and 26 minutes after the Sun at 00:15 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 00:50 – 6 hours and 1 minute before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 22° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:46.

Name α-Lac
Object Type Star
Other Names
7-Lac
HR 8585
HD 213558
HIP 111169
TYC 3628-3193-1
Position
Constellation:Lacerta
Brightness (V):Mag 3.8
B-V Color (mag):0.03
Right Ascension:22h31m17s
Declination:+50°16'56"
Distance:32.2 parsec
104.8 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):138.5 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):83.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.24

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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