The star 6-CMi

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , 6-CMi is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:41 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:08, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:12, when it sinks to 19° above your western horizon.

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Name 6-CMi
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 2864
HD 59294
NSV 3609
HIP 36425
TYC 772-1775-1
Gaia DR2- 3162840378069440896
Constellation:Canis Minor
4.54 (V)[1]
6.20 (BT)[1]
4.68 (VT)[1]
3.43 (RP)[2]
4.08 (G)[2]
4.82 (BP)[2]
B-V Color (mag):1.29
Right Ascension:07h29m47s [2]
Declination:+12°00'23" [2]
Distance:184.5 parsec
601.4 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):18.6 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):181.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.79




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