The star α-Sct

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , α-Sct is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:48 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 34° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:50, 42° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:51, when it sinks below 17° above your south-western horizon.

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Name α-Sct
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 6973
HD 171443
NSV 11056
HIP 91117
TYC 5691-1338-1
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Magnitude:
Variable
3.85 (V)[1]
5.57 (BT)[1]
3.99 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.34
Right Ascension:18h35m12s [1]
Declination:-08°14'38" [1]
Distance:61.1 parsec
199.0 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):314.0 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):183.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.08

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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