Kitalpha (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), Kitalpha is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 19:27 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 53° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:32, 56° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:20, when it sinks to 18° above your western horizon.

Name Kitalpha
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Equ
8-Equ
HR 8131
HD 202447
HIP 104987
TYC 536-2354-1
Position
Constellation:Equuleus
Magnitude:3.94 (V)[2]
4.55 (BT)[2]
3.99 (VT)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.48
Right Ascension:21h15m49s [2]
Declination:+05°14'52" [2]
Distance:55.9 parsec
182.1 lightyears [1]
Proper motion (speed):112.0 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):148.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.21

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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