Yed Prior (Star)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Yed Prior is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:13 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 36° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:07.

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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 Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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