α-Pyx (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 San Diego , α-Pyx is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 6° below the horizon at dusk.

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Name α-Pyx
Object type Star
Other names
α-Pyx
Alpha Pyxidis
HR 3468[1]
HD 74575
NSV 4220
HIP 42828[3]
TYC 7141-2725-1[2]
Gaia EDR3- 5639188675501966464[4]
Position
Right ascension:08h43m35s [4]
Declination:−33°11'10" [4]
Constellation:Pyxis
Magnitude:
Variable
3.65 (V) [2]
3.44 (BT) [2]
3.63 (VT) [2]
3.66 (G) [4]
3.58 (BP) [4]
3.79 (RP) [4]
Distance:243.4 parsec
793.4 lightyrs [4]
B-V Color (mag):-0.16
Proper motion (speed):17.7 mas/yr[4]
Proper motion (pos ang):304.4°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.28
Visibility from San Diego

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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