From Cambridge , α-For is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 18° above the horizon. It is visible between 21:35 and 23:07. It will become accessible at around 21:35, when it rises to an altitude of 17° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 22:21, 18° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 23:07 when it sinks below 17° above your southern horizon.
Object type Star
|Right ascension:||03h12m04s |
|3.92 (V) |
4.52 (BT) 
3.98 (VT) 
46.4 lightyrs 
|B-V Color (mag):||0.51|
|Proper motion (speed):||715.0 mas/yr|
|Proper motion (pos ang):||31.2°|
|Absolute mag (V):||3.15|
All times shown in Cambridge local time.