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 Fairfield , Gienah is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 00:52, when it rises to an altitude of 15° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:13, 31° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:15, 24° above your south-western horizon.

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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:47.1 parsec
153.6 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):160.1 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):277.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.78

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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