ξ-Aur (Star)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , ξ-Aur is visible all night. It will become visible around 18:06 (EST), 53° above your north-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:34, 75° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:28, when it sinks below 19° above your north-western horizon.

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Name ξ-Aur
Object type Star
Other names
ξ-Aur
Xi Aurigae
30-Aur
30 Aurigae
HR 2029[1]
HD 39283
HIP 27949[5]
TYC 3754-939-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:4.97 (V) [3]
5.03 (BT) [2]
4.97 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.05
Right ascension:05h54m50s [3]
Declination:+55°42'24" [3]
Distance:73.0 parsec
238.1 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):18.0 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):344.3°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.65
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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