Acrab (Star)

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Image of Acrab
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Acrab is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:39 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 31° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:36, 31° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:58, when it sinks below 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]
2.27 (G)[4]
2.99 (BP)[4]
2.73 (RP)[4]
B-V Color (mag):-0.07
Right Ascension:16h05m26s [4]
Declination:-19°48'19" [4]
Distance:123.9 parsec
404.0 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):24.6 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):192.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.85

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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