The star β-Cnc

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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), β-Cnc is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:50 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:30, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:36, when it sinks to 17° above your western horizon.

Name β-Cnc
Object Type Star
Other Names
17-Cnc
HR 3249
HD 69267
NSV 3973
HIP 40526
TYC 794-1622-1
Position
Constellation:Cancer
Brightness (V):Mag 3.5
Variable
B-V Color (mag):1.52
Right Ascension:08h16m30s
Declination:+09°11'07"
Distance:106.4 parsec
346.8 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):66.9 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):222.8°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.61

Ashburn

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Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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