κ-CMa (Star)

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From Ashburn , κ-CMa is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 18° above the horizon. It is visible between 22:08 and 00:10. It will become accessible around 22:08, when it rises to an altitude of 17° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:09, 18° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 00:10 when it sinks below 17° above your southern horizon.

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Name κ-CMa
Object type Star
Other names
κ-CMa
Kappa Canis Majoris
13-CMa
13 Canis Majoris
HR 2538[1]
HD 50013
HIP 32759[5]
TYC 7092-2576-1[4]
Gaia DR2- 5583216210720045568[6]
Position
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:
Variable
3.53 (V) [3]
3.37 (BT) [2]
3.50 (VT) [2]
3.38 (G) [6]
3.54 (BP) [6]
3.49 (RP) [6]
B-V Color (mag):-0.12
Right ascension:06h49m50s [6]
Declination:-32°30'30" [6]
Distance:210.9 parsec
687.4 lightyrs [6]
Proper motion (speed):11.0 mas/yr [6]
Proper motion (pos ang):296.8°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.09
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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