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 (click to change), α-Sct is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:03 (EST) – 3 hours and 49 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 27° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:48.

Name α-Sct
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 6973
HD 171443
NSV 11056
HIP 91117
TYC 5691-1338-1
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Brightness (V):Mag 3.8
Variable
B-V Color (mag):1.34
Right Ascension:18h35m12s
Declination:-08°14'38"
Distance:51.5 parsec
168.0 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):315.2 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):183.3°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.29

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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