The star ω-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 , ω-Oph is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:28, 26° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:48, when it sinks to 18° above your south-western horizon.

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Name ω-Oph
Object Type Star
Other Names
9-Oph
HR 6153
HD 148898
HIP 80975
TYC 6228-1489-1
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:
Variable
4.44 (V)[2]
4.61 (BT)[1]
4.46 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.14
Right Ascension:16h32m08s [2]
Declination:-21°27'59" [2]
Distance:57.8 parsec
188.4 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):43.1 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):24.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.63

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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