Alderamin (Star)

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Image of Alderamin
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Alderamin is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 20:26, 66° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 19:14 (EDT), 63° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:29, 14° above your northern horizon.

Name Alderamin
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Cep
5-Cep
HR 8162
HD 203280
NSV 13660
HIP 105199
TYC 4252-1870-1
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.47 (V)[2]
2.76 (BT)[1]
2.49 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.25
Right Ascension:21h18m34s [2]
Declination:+62°35'07" [2]
Distance:15.5 parsec
50.4 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):159.4 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):72.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.52

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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