The star φ-Oph

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , φ-Oph is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 27° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:27, 31° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:26, when it sinks to 18° above your south-western horizon.

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Name φ-Oph
Object Type Star
Other Names
8-Oph
HR 6147
HD 148786
HIP 80894
TYC 6203-806-1
Gaia DR2- 4325157278256319104
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:4.28 (V)[1]
5.44 (BT)[1]
4.38 (VT)[1]
3.46 (RP)[2]
3.98 (G)[2]
4.53 (BP)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.90
Right Ascension:16h31m08s [2]
Declination:-16°36'46" [2]
Distance:71.2 parsec
232.0 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):57.7 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):230.7°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.02

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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