Saiph (Star)

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From Ashburn , Saiph is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:09 (EST), 18° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:51, 41° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:03, when it sinks below 13° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Saiph
Object type Star
Other names
Saiph
κ-Ori
Kappa Orionis
53-Ori
53 Orionis
HR 2004[1]
HD 38771
NSV 2641
HIP 27366[5]
TYC 5351-760-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
2.06 (V) [3]
1.91 (BT) [2]
2.04 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.12
Right ascension:05h47m45s [3]
Declination:-09°40'10" [3]
Distance:198.4 parsec
646.8 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):1.9 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):131.2°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.43
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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