Mintaka (Star)

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Image of Mintaka
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , Mintaka is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:40 (PDT) – 3 hours and 34 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 22° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:09.

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Name Mintaka
Object Type Star
Other Names
δ-Ori
34-Ori
HR 1852
HD 36486
HIP 25930
TYC 4766-2445-1
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
2.23 (V) [2]
2.01 (BT) [1]
2.19 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.17
Right ascension:05h32m00s [2]
Declination:-00°17'56" [2]
Distance:212.3 parsec
692.1 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):0.9 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):137.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.40

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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