Alphard (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 , Alphard is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 01:23, when it rises 13° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:39, 42° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:04, 42° above your southern horizon.

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Name Alphard
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Hya
30-Hya
HR 3748
HD 81797
NSV 4496
HIP 46390
TYC 5460-1592-1
Position
Constellation:Hydra
Magnitude:
Variable
1.98 (V)[2]
2.14 (VT)[2]
3.88 (BT)[2]
B-V Color (mag):1.48
Right Ascension:09h27m35s [2]
Declination:-08°39'30" [2]
Distance:57.8 parsec
188.4 lightyears [1]
Proper motion (speed):36.5 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):335.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.83

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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