Algedi (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Algedi is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:45 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:50, 36° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:28, when it sinks below 17° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Algedi
Object Type Star
Other Names
α²-Cap
6-Cap
HR 7754
HD 192947
HIP 100064
TYC 5749-2530-1
Gaia DR2- 6880093650312745984
Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:3.58 (V) [2]
4.79 (BT) [1]
3.68 (VT) [1]
3.19 (G) [3]
3.92 (BP) [3]
2.74 (RP) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.95
Right ascension:20h18m03s [3]
Declination:-12°32'41" [3]
Distance:31.3 parsec
101.9 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):60.6 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):87.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.10

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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