Caph (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 , Caph is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky shortly before dawn, when it will be lost to twilight around 04:57, 68° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 21:35 (EDT), 19° above your north-eastern horizon.

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Name Caph
Object Type Star
Other Names
β-Cas
11-Cas
HR 21
HD 432
HIP 746
TYC 3664-1985-1
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:
Variable
2.28 (V)[2]
2.72 (BT)[1]
2.32 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.38
Right Ascension:00h09m10s [2]
Declination:+59°09'00" [2]
Distance:16.8 parsec
54.7 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):553.5 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):109.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.16

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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