α-Sct (Star)

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From San Diego , α-Sct is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:24, when it reaches an altitude of 17° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:35, 49° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:28, 31° above your south-western horizon.

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Name α-Sct
Object type Star
Other names
α-Sct
Alpha Scuti
HR 6973[1]
HD 171443
NSV 11056
HIP 91117[3]
TYC 5691-1338-1[2]
Gaia EDR3- 4156500578347841408[4]
Position
Right ascension:18h35m12s [4]
Declination:−08°14'43" [4]
Constellation:Scutum
Magnitude:
Variable
3.85 (V) [2]
5.57 (BT) [2]
3.99 (VT) [2]
3.42 (G) [4]
4.19 (BP) [4]
2.69 (RP) [4]
Distance:56.5 parsec
184.2 lightyrs [4]
B-V Color (mag):1.34
Proper motion (speed):314.5 mas/yr[4]
Proper motion (pos ang):183.3°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.09
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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