Ankaa (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), Ankaa is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 8° above the horizon.

Name Ankaa
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Phe
HR 99
HD 2261
HIP 2081
TYC 7527-1031-1
Position
Constellation:Phoenix
Brightness (V):Mag 2.4
B-V Color (mag):1.09
Right Ascension:00h26m17s
Declination:-42°18'21"
Distance:23.3 parsec
76.0 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):421.3 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):146.8°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.54

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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