Yed Prior (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Yed Prior is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your south-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:01, 25° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Yed Prior
Object Type Star
Other Names
δ-Oph
1-Oph
HR 6056
HD 146051
NSV 7556
HIP 79593
TYC 5037-1068-1
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.73 (V)[2]
4.82 (BT)[1]
2.92 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.58
Right Ascension:16h14m20s [2]
Declination:-03°41'38" [2]
Distance:56.5 parsec
184.2 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):151.6 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):197.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.03

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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