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 the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 19:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 64° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:31, 78° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:01, when it sinks to 17° above your north-western horizon.

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]
3.75 (RP)[3]
3.68 (G)[3]
3.80 (BP)[3]
B-V Color (mag):0.03
Right Ascension:22h31m17s [3]
Declination:+50°16'57" [3]
Distance:30.8 parsec
100.5 lightyears [3]
Proper motion (speed):139.8 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):82.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.34

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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