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

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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