Adhara (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Adhara is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 19° above the horizon. It is visible between 18:37 and 23:11. It will become accessible around 18:37, when it rises to an altitude of 12° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 20:54, 19° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 23:11 when it sinks below 13° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Adhara
Object Type Star
Other Names
ε-CMa
21-CMa
HR 2618
HD 52089
HIP 33579
TYC 6535-3619-1
Position
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:1.53 (V) [2]
1.35 (BT) [1]
1.50 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.13
Right ascension:06h58m37s [2]
Declination:-28°58'19" [2]
Distance:124.2 parsec
405.0 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):3.5 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):67.7°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.94

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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