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 Cambridge , α-Lac will become visible around 17:51 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 55° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 22:19 when it dips 17° above your north-western horizon.

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Name α-Lac
Object Type Star
Other Names
7-Lac
HR 8585
HD 213558
HIP 111169
TYC 3628-3193-1
Gaia DR2- 1988193348339562880
Position
Constellation:Lacerta
Magnitude:3.78 (V) [2]
3.81 (BT) [1]
3.78 (VT) [1]
3.68 (G) [3]
3.80 (BP) [3]
3.75 (RP) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.03
Right ascension:22h31m17s [3]
Declination:+50°16'57" [3]
Distance:30.8 parsec
100.5 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):139.8 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):82.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.34

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
EST

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