The star α¹-Lib

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , α¹-Lib is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:32 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 26° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:33, 32° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:30, when it sinks to 20° above your south-western horizon.

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Name α¹-Lib
Object Type Star
Other Names
8-Lib
HR 5530
HD 130819
HIP 72603
TYC 6155-1209-1
Position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:5.15 (V)[2]
5.62 (BT)[1]
5.19 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.40
Right Ascension:14h50m41s [2]
Declination:-15°59'49" [2]
Distance:23.5 parsec
76.5 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):152.7 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):246.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):3.30

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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