Meissa (Star)

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From Cambridge , Meissa is visible between 19:27 and 05:35. It will become accessible around 19:27, when it rises to an altitude of 16° above your eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:31, 57° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 05:35 when it sinks below 16° above your western horizon.

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Name Meissa
Object type Star
Other names
Meissa
λ-Ori
Lambda Orionis
39-Ori
39 Orionis
HR 1879[1]
HD 36861
NSV 2240
HIP 26207[3]
TYC 705-2400-1[2]
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:
Variable
3.53 (V) [2]
3.31 (BT) [2]
3.51 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.17
Right ascension:05h35m08s [2]
Declination:+09°56'02" [2]
Distance:336.7 parsec
1097.6 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):3.0 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):186.6°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.11
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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