The star α-Cir

Color-magnitude diagram
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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), α-Cir is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

Name α-Cir
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 5463
HD 128898
HIP 71908
TYC 9015-1445-1
Position
Constellation:Circinus
Brightness (V):Mag 3.2
Variable
B-V Color (mag):0.24
Right Ascension:14h42m30s
Declination:-64°58'30"
Distance:15.9 parsec
51.9 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):302.6 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):218.0°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):2.15

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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