Yed Prior (Star)

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From Ashburn , Yed Prior is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 18° above the horizon. It will become visible around 19:11 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 18° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 2 hours and 36 minutes after the Sun at 20:50.

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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
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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