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 not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 8° above the horizon at dawn.

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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)[2]
3.99 (VT)[2]
5.57 (BT)[2]
B-V Color (mag):1.34
Right Ascension:18h35m12s [2]
Declination:-08°14'38" [2]
Distance:51.5 parsec
168.0 lightyears [1]
Proper motion (speed):315.2 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):183.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.29

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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