Saiph (Star)

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From Cambridge , Saiph is visible between 20:41 and 04:46. It will become accessible around 20:41, when it rises to an altitude of 14° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:44, 37° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 04:46 when it sinks below 14° 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]
Gaia EDR3- 3011968416163350272[6]
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
2.06 (V) [3]
1.91 (BT) [2]
2.04 (VT) [2]
2.08 (G) [6]
2.53 (BP) [6]
2.33 (RP) [6]
B-V Color (mag):-0.12
Right ascension:05h47m45s [6]
Declination:-09°40'10" [6]
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 Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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