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 Ashburn , Fomalhaut is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:32 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 17° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:07, 21° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 21:42, when it sinks to 12° above your south-western horizon.

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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]
1.25 (VT)[1]
1.41 (BT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.14
Right Ascension:22h57m38s [2]
Declination:-29°37'18" [2]
Distance:8.1 parsec
26.5 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):371.0 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):115.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.68

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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