Menkar (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 , Menkar is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 6° below the horizon at dusk.

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Name Menkar
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Cet
92-Cet
HR 911
HD 18884
HIP 14135
TYC 58-1618-1
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.54 (V)[2]
4.69 (BT)[2]
2.72 (VT)[2]
B-V Color (mag):1.68
Right Ascension:03h02m16s [2]
Declination:+04°05'23" [2]
Distance:93.5 parsec
304.7 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):82.7 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):188.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.31

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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