Fomalhaut (Star)

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From Fairfield , Fomalhaut is visible between 20:54 and 01:28. It will become accessible around 20:54, when it rises to an altitude of 12° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:11, 19° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 01:28 when it sinks below 12° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Fomalhaut
Object type Star
Other names
Fomalhaut
α-PsA
Alpha Piscis Austrini
24-PsA
24 Piscis Austrini
HR 8728[1]
HD 216956
NSV 14372
HIP 113368[5]
TYC 6977-1267-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Piscis Austrinus
Magnitude:
Variable
1.23 (V) [3]
1.41 (BT) [2]
1.25 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.14
Right ascension:22h57m38s [3]
Declination:-29°37'18" [3]
Distance:7.7 parsec
25.1 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):367.9 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):116.6°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.80
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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