Phact (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 (click to change), Phact is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 16° above the horizon. It is visible between 03:44 and 05:56. It will become accessible at around 03:44, when it rises 15° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:50, 16° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 05:56 when it sinks to 15° above your southern horizon.

Name Phact
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Col
HR 1956
HD 37795
NSV 2549
HIP 26634
TYC 7064-1357-1
Position
Constellation:Columba
Magnitude:
Variable
2.66 (V)[2]
2.54 (BT)[1]
2.64 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.09
Right Ascension:05h39m38s [2]
Declination:-34°04'26" [2]
Distance:70.9 parsec
231.2 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):25.8 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):182.4°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.59

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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