The Garnet Star (μ-Cep)

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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 Ashburn , the Garnet Star is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 18:20 (EST), 45° above your north-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 22:23 when it dips 17° above your north-western horizon. At 05:46, it will return to an altitude of 17° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 20° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:17.

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Name The Garnet Star (μ-Cep)
Object type Star
Other names
The Garnet Star
μ-Cep
Mu Cephei
HR 8316[1]
HD 206936
HIP 107259[3]
TYC 3979-1616-1[2]
Gaia DR2- 2202630001591176064[4]
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Magnitude:
Variable
4.02 (V) [2]
6.99 (BT) [2]
4.27 (VT) [2]
2.33 (G) [4]
4.27 (BP) [4]
2.04 (RP) [4]
B-V Color (mag):2.32
Right ascension:21h43m30s [4]
Declination:+58°46'48" [4]
Proper motion (speed):6.5 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):155.2°
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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