τ-Per (Star)

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From Fairfield , τ-Per is visible all night. It will become visible around 17:34 (EST), 46° above your north-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:47, 78° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:41, when it sinks below 17° above your north-western horizon.

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Name τ-Per
Object type Star
Other names
τ-Per
Tau Persei
18-Per
18 Persei
HR 854[1]
HD 17878
HIP 13531[5]
TYC 3701-1394-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:
Variable
3.94 (V) [3]
4.86 (BT) [2]
4.02 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.74
Right ascension:02h54m15s [3]
Declination:+52°45'44" [3]
Distance:77.9 parsec
254.1 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):4.5 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):196.1°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.52
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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