Yed Prior (Star)

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Image of Yed Prior
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Yed Prior will become visible around 21:30 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 45° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 6 hours and 51 minutes after the Sun at 03:11.

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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:52.5 parsec
171.0 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):150.4 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):198.4°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.87

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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