Yed Prior (Star)

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From Fairfield , Yed Prior will become visible around 19:03 (EDT), 20° above your south-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 2 hours and 53 minutes after the Sun at 20:56.

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Name Yed Prior
Object Type Star
Other Names
δ-Oph
1-Oph
HR 6056[1]
HD 146051
NSV 7556
HIP 79593[5]
TYC 5037-1068-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.73 (V) [3]
4.82 (BT) [2]
2.92 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.58
Right ascension:16h14m20s [3]
Declination:-03°41'38" [3]
Distance:52.5 parsec
171.0 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):150.4 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):198.4°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.87
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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