The star α-Sextans

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Image of α-Sextans
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), α-Sextans is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:24 (EDT) – 3 hours and 57 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 31° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:17.

Name α-Sextans
Object Type Star
Other Names
15-Sextans
HR 3981
HD 87887
HIP 49641
TYC 4903-1750-1
Gaia DR2- 3830286576563311232
Position
Constellation:Sextans
Magnitude:4.48 (V)[1]
4.44 (BT)[1]
4.47 (VT)[1]
4.48 (RP)[2]
4.36 (G)[2]
4.46 (BP)[2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.03
Right Ascension:10h07m56s [2]
Declination:-00°22'18" [2]
Distance:69.3 parsec
225.8 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):14.5 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):232.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.27

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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