Mira (Star)

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From Fairfield , Mira is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 22:59, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:48, 45° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:37, 31° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Mira
Object type Star
Other names
Mira
O-Cet
Omicron Ceti
68-Cet
68 Ceti
HR 681[1]
HD 14386
HIP 10826[3]
TYC 4693-1144-1[2]
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:
Variable
6.54 (V) [2]
7.93 (BT) [2]
6.65 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.09
Right ascension:02h19m20s [2]
Declination:-02°58'39" [2]
Distance:91.7 parsec
298.8 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):237.5 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):177.7°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.73
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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