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 , Kitalpha is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:46, when it rises to an altitude of 17° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:34, 56° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:44, 45° above your south-western horizon.

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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)[1]
4.55 (BT)[1]
3.99 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.48
Right Ascension:21h15m49s [1]
Declination:+05°14'52" [1]
Distance:58.3 parsec
190.2 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):111.5 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):147.5°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.11

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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