The star α-For

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From Ashburn , α-For is visible between 21:17 and 00:48. It will become accessible around 21:17, when it rises to an altitude of 17° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:01, 21° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 00:48 when it sinks below 17° above your south-western horizon.

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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:14.2 parsec
46.4 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):715.0 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):31.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):3.15
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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