Acrab (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 , Acrab is visible between 21:55 and 04:34. It will become accessible at around 21:55, when it rises 14° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:17, 31° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 04:34 when it sinks to 15° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Acrab
Object Type Star
Other Names
β¹-Sco
8-Sco
HR 5984
HD 144217
NSV 7424
HIP 78820
TYC 6208-1623-1
Gaia DR2- 6247207266936828288
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:
Variable
2.62 (V)[2]
2.53 (BT)[1]
2.61 (VT)[1]
2.73 (RP)[3]
2.27 (G)[3]
2.99 (BP)[3]
B-V Color (mag):-0.07
Right Ascension:16h05m26s [3]
Declination:-19°48'19" [3]
Distance:162.6 parsec
530.1 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):23.4 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):179.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.44

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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