Alnair (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), Alnair is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 3° above the horizon.

Name Alnair
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Gru
HR 8425
HD 209952
NSV 14040
HIP 109268
TYC 8438-1959-1
Position
Constellation:Grus
Brightness (V):Mag 1.8
Variable
B-V Color (mag):-0.07
Right Ascension:22h08m13s
Declination:-46°57'38"
Distance:29.7 parsec
96.7 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):195.7 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):139.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.59

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
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