The star μ-Cet

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , μ-Cet is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:47, when it rises to an altitude of 18° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:48, 58° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:03, 26° above your western horizon.

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Name μ-Cet
Object Type Star
Other Names
87-Cet
HR 813
HD 17094
NSV 909
HIP 12828
TYC 643-937-1
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:
Variable
4.28 (V) [1]
4.63 (BT) [1]
4.30 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.28
Right ascension:02h44m56s [1]
Declination:+10°06'50" [1]
Distance:25.8 parsec
84.0 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):284.6 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):96.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):2.22

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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