The star α-For

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), α-For is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 37° below the horizon at dawn.

Name α-For
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 963
HD 20010
NSV 1074
HIP 14879
TYC 6445-990-1
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:
Variable
3.92 (V)[2]
4.52 (BT)[1]
3.98 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.51
Right Ascension:03h12m04s [2]
Declination:-28°59'20" [2]
Distance:14.1 parsec
46.0 lightyears [1]
Proper motion (speed):716.1 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):31.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):3.17

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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