Rigel (Star)

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From San Diego , Rigel is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 11° below the horizon at dawn.

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Name Rigel
Object type Star
Other names
Rigel
β-Ori
Beta Orionis
19-Ori
19 Orionis
HR 1713[1]
HD 34085
NSV 1882
HIP 24436[5]
TYC 5331-1752-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
0.28 (V) [3]
0.31 (BT) [2]
0.28 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.02
Right ascension:05h14m32s [3]
Declination:-08°12'05" [3]
Distance:264.6 parsec
862.4 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):1.4 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):69.1°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.83
Visibility from San Diego

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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