ω-Oph (Star)

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From Ashburn , ω-Oph is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 19° above the horizon. It is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 04:01 (EST) – 3 hours and 23 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 19° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:16.

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Name ω-Oph
Object type Star
Other names
ω-Oph
Omega Ophiuchi
9-Oph
9 Ophiuchi
HR 6153[1]
HD 148898
HIP 80975[5]
TYC 6228-1489-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:
Variable
4.44 (V) [3]
4.61 (BT) [2]
4.46 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.14
Right ascension:16h32m08s [3]
Declination:-21°27'59" [3]
Distance:51.7 parsec
168.6 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):41.1 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):30.9°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.87
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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