The star HR 6998

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , HR 6998 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:36 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:20, 26° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:14, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name HR 6998
Object Type Star
Other Names
HD 172051
HIP 91438
TYC 6279-1723-1
Gaia DR2- 4079684229322231040
Magnitude:5.87 (V)[1]
6.67 (BT)[1]
5.93 (VT)[1]
5.66 (G)[2]
6.05 (BP)[2]
5.21 (RP)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.62
Right Ascension:18h38m53s [2]
Declination:-21°03'09" [2]
Distance:13.0 parsec
42.5 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):171.0 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):206.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):5.29




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