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 visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:59, when it rises 14° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:32, 33° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:01, 15° above your south-western horizon.

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
Brightness (V):Mag 2.6
Variable
B-V Color (mag):-0.07
Right Ascension:12h15m48s
Declination:-17°32'31"
Distance:50.8 parsec
165.5 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):162.6 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):278.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.94

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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