The star α-Scl

Color-magnitude diagram
Image of α-Scl
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), α-Scl is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 5° above the horizon at dusk.

Name α-Scl
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 280
HD 5737
NSV 359
HIP 4577
TYC 6424-2270-1
Position
Constellation:Sculptor
Brightness (V):Mag 4.3
Variable
B-V Color (mag):-0.14
Right Ascension:00h58m36s
Declination:-29°21'26"
Distance:123.5 parsec
402.5 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):24.2 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):73.7°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.17

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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