The star τ-Cap

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , τ-Cap is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:45 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:12, 33° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:13, when it sinks below 20° above your south-western horizon.

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Name τ-Cap
Object Type Star
Other Names
14-Cap
HR 7889
HD 196662
HIP 101923
TYC 5767-2439-1
Gaia DR2- 6863409385992156800
Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:5.24 (V) [1]
5.09 (BT) [1]
5.23 (VT) [1]
5.22 (G) [3]
5.16 (BP) [3]
5.33 (RP) [3]
B-V Color (mag):-0.12
Right ascension:20h39m16s [3]
Declination:-14°57'17" [3]
Distance:348.4 parsec
1135.9 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):19.6 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):172.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.47

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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