Yed Posterior (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Yed Posterior is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:55 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:12, 46° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:33, when it sinks to 16° above your western horizon.

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Name Yed Posterior
Object Type Star
Other Names
ε-Oph
2-Oph
HR 6075
HD 146791
HIP 79882
TYC 5042-999-1
Gaia DR2- 4356298849169523968
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:3.24 (V)[2]
4.47 (BT)[1]
3.34 (VT)[1]
2.46 (RP)[3]
2.84 (G)[3]
3.75 (BP)[3]
B-V Color (mag):0.97
Right Ascension:16h18m19s [3]
Declination:-04°41'32" [3]
Distance:33.0 parsec
107.7 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):92.7 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):64.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.64

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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