The star α-Ant

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Image of α-Ant
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), α-Ant is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 19° above the horizon. It is visible between 23:44 and 01:48. It will become accessible at around 23:44, when it rises 18° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:48, 19° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:48 when it sinks to 18° above your southern horizon.

Name α-Ant
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 4104
HD 90610
NSV 4862
HIP 51172
TYC 7184-2065-1
Position
Constellation:Antlia
Brightness (V):Mag 4.3
Variable
B-V Color (mag):1.49
Right Ascension:10h27m09s
Declination:-31°04'04"
Distance:120.5 parsec
392.8 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):78.6 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):278.7°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.14

Ashburn

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Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
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