The star α-Mon

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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), α-Mon is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:49 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:59, 41° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:53, when it sinks to 18° above your south-western horizon.

Name α-Mon
Object Type Star
Other Names
26-Mon
HR 2970
HD 61935
HIP 37447
TYC 5414-2746-1
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Brightness (V):Mag 3.9
B-V Color (mag):1.01
Right Ascension:07h41m14s
Declination:-09°33'04"
Distance:43.5 parsec
141.7 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):76.5 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):255.9°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.74

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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