Antares (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 , Antares is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 8° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name Antares
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Sco
21-Sco
HR 6134
HD 148478
HIP 80763
TYC 6803-2158-1
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:
Variable
1.07 (V) [2]
3.49 (BT) [1]
1.29 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):1.84
Right ascension:16h29m24s [2]
Declination:-26°25'55" [2]
Distance:169.8 parsec
553.5 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):26.3 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):207.5°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.08

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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