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 morning sky, becoming accessible at around 23:48, when it rises 9° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:29, 42° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:51, 32° above your south-western horizon.

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

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Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
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