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 not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 7° above the horizon at dawn.

Name Kitalpha
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Equ
8-Equ
HR 8131
HD 202447
HIP 104987
TYC 536-2354-1
Position
Constellation:Equuleus
Brightness (V):Mag 3.9
B-V Color (mag):0.48
Right Ascension:21h15m49s
Declination:+05°14'52"
Distance:55.9 parsec
182.1 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):112.0 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):148.8°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.21

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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