The star α-Sextans

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From Fairfield , α-Sextans is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:37 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 45° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:41, 48° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:58, when it sinks below 18° above your western horizon.

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Name α-Sextans
Object Type Star
Other Names
15-Sextans
HR 3981[1]
HD 87887
HIP 49641[3]
TYC 4903-1750-1[2]
Gaia DR2- 3830286576563311232[4]
Position
Constellation:Sextans
Magnitude:4.48 (V) [2]
4.44 (BT) [2]
4.47 (VT) [2]
4.36 (G) [4]
4.46 (BP) [4]
4.48 (RP) [4]
B-V Color (mag):-0.03
Right ascension:10h07m56s [4]
Declination:-00°22'18" [4]
Distance:69.3 parsec
225.8 lightyrs [4]
Proper motion (speed):14.5 mas/yr [4]
Proper motion (pos ang):232.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.27
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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