Aludra (Star)

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From Ashburn , Aludra is visible between 21:14 and 01:41. It will become accessible around 21:14, when it rises to an altitude of 14° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:27, 21° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 01:41 when it sinks below 14° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Aludra
Object type Star
Other names
Aludra
η-CMa
Eta Canis Majoris
31-CMa
31 Canis Majoris
HR 2827[1]
HD 58350
HIP 35904[5]
TYC 6550-4525-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:2.46 (V) [3]
2.40 (BT) [2]
2.45 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.05
Right ascension:07h24m05s [3]
Declination:-29°18'11" [3]
Distance:609.8 parsec
1987.8 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):7.1 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):324.5°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.47
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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