Wezen (Star)

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From Fairfield , Wezen is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 16° above the horizon. It is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:38 (EDT) – 3 hours and 4 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 16° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:54.

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Name Wezen
Object Type Star
Other Names
δ-CMa
25-CMa
HR 2693
HD 54605
NSV 3424
HIP 34444
TYC 6532-5001-1
Position
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:
Variable
1.84 (V) [2]
2.70 (BT) [1]
1.91 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.70
Right ascension:07h08m23s [2]
Declination:-26°23'35" [2]
Distance:492.6 parsec
1605.9 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):4.5 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):316.7°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.62
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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