Alnilam (Star)

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From Ashburn , Alnilam is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:44, when it reaches an altitude of 13° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:34, 49° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:45, 39° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Alnilam
Object Type Star
Other Names
ε-Ori
46-Ori
HR 1903
HD 37128
HIP 26311
TYC 4766-2450-1
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
1.72 (V) [2]
1.55 (BT) [1]
1.69 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.12
Right ascension:05h36m12s [2]
Declination:-01°12'06" [2]
Distance:606.1 parsec
1975.8 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):1.6 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):118.4°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.19
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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