Rigel (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 (click to change), Rigel is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:08 (EDT) – 3 hours and 14 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 27° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:49.

Name Rigel
Object Type Star
Other Names
β-Ori
19-Ori
HR 1713
HD 34085
NSV 1882
HIP 24436
TYC 5331-1752-1
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
0.28 (V)[2]
0.31 (BT)[1]
0.28 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.02
Right Ascension:05h14m32s [2]
Declination:-08°12'05" [2]
Distance:237.0 parsec
772.5 lightyears [1]
Proper motion (speed):2.7 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):225.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.59

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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