The star ξ-Sco

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , ξ-Sco is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:02, 39° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:43, when it sinks to 18° above your south-western horizon.

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Name ξ-Sco
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 5977
HD 144069
TYC 5619-1257-1
Magnitude:4.32 (V)[2]
4.84 (BT)[2]
4.36 (VT)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.41
Right Ascension:16h04m22s [2]
Declination:-11°22'23" [2]
Distance:29.3 parsec
95.6 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):69.0 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):259.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.98




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