Schedar (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Schedar is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 18:29 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 48° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 23:25 when it dips 14° above your north-western horizon. At 05:18, it will return to an altitude of 14° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 16° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:46.

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Name Schedar
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Cas
18-Cas
HR 168
HD 3712
HIP 3179
TYC 3663-2668-1
Gaia DR2- 418551920279473536
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:
Variable
2.25 (V) [2]
3.77 (BT) [1]
2.38 (VT) [1]
2.87 (G) [4]
3.14 (BP) [4]
1.88 (RP) [4]
B-V Color (mag):1.18
Right ascension:00h40m30s [4]
Declination:+56°32'13" [4]
Distance:70.0 parsec
228.1 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):60.3 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):129.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.97

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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