Gienah (Star)

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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), Gienah is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 3° below the horizon at dusk.

Name Gienah
Object Type Star
Other Names
γ-Crv
4-Crv
HR 4662
HD 106625
NSV 5515
HIP 59803
TYC 6098-1754-1
Position
Constellation:Corvus
Magnitude:
Variable
2.59 (V)[2]
2.49 (BT)[1]
2.57 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.07
Right Ascension:12h15m48s [2]
Declination:-17°32'31" [2]
Distance:50.8 parsec
165.5 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):162.6 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):278.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.94

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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