Rigel (Star)

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From Ashburn , Rigel is visible between 20:26 and 05:43. It will become accessible around 20:26, when it rises to an altitude of 10° above your eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 01:07, 42° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 05:43 when it sinks below 10° above your western horizon.

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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:264.6 parsec
862.4 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):1.4 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):69.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.83
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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