The star ξ²-CMa

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From Fairfield , ξ²-CMa is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 03:26, when it rises to an altitude of 18° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:37, 25° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:03, 25° above your southern horizon.

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Name ξ²-CMa
Object Type Star
Other Names
5-CMa
HR 2414
HD 46933
HIP 31416
TYC 6508-2872-1
Position
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:4.53 (V) [2]
4.50 (BT) [1]
4.53 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.02
Right ascension:06h35m03s [2]
Declination:-22°57'53" [2]
Distance:135.3 parsec
441.1 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):23.2 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):36.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.13

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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