The star α-Sex

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), α-Sex is visible between 19:34 and 04:17. It will become accessible at around 19:34, when it rises 18° above your eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:53, 50° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 04:17 when it sinks to 19° above your western horizon.

Name α-Sex
Object Type Star
Other Names
15-Sex
HR 3981
HD 87887
HIP 49641
TYC 4903-1750-1
Position
Constellation:Sextans
Brightness (V):Mag 4.5
B-V Color (mag):-0.03
Right Ascension:10h07m56s
Declination:-00°22'17"
Distance:80.6 parsec
262.9 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):28.1 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):260.2°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.06

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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