Phact (Star)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , Phact is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 8° above the horizon.

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Name Phact
Object type Star
Other names
Phact
α-Col
Alpha Columbae
HR 1956[1]
HD 37795
NSV 2549
HIP 26634[5]
TYC 7064-1357-1[4]
Gaia EDR3- 2900546759663847168[6]
Position
Right ascension:05h39m38s [6]
Declination:-34°04'27" [6]
Constellation:Columba
Magnitude:
Variable
2.66 (V) [3]
2.54 (BT) [2]
2.64 (VT) [2]
2.65 (G) [6]
3.03 (BP) [6]
2.74 (RP) [6]
Distance:87.7 parsec
285.9 lightyrs [6]
B-V Color (mag):-0.09
Proper motion (speed):24.4 mas/yr[6]
Proper motion (pos ang):176.0°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.06
Visibility from Seattle

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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