The star τ-Sco

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Image of τ-Sco
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , τ-Sco is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 19° above the horizon. It is visible between 23:19 and 02:48. It will become accessible at around 23:19, when it rises 15° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:06, 19° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 02:48 when it sinks to 15° above your southern horizon.

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Name τ-Sco
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 6165
HD 149438
HIP 81266
TYC 6807-1012-1
Gaia DR2- 6044420729653939840
Magnitude:2.78 (V)[1]
2.54 (BT)[1]
2.76 (VT)[1]
5.79 (RP)[2]
2.93 (G)[2]
5.80 (BP)[2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.19
Right Ascension:16h35m52s [2]
Declination:-28°12'58" [2]
Distance:195.2 parsec
636.3 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):19.5 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):203.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.67




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