The star α-Tuc

Color-magnitude diagram
Image of α-Tuc
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), α-Tuc is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

Name α-Tuc
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 8502
HD 211416
HIP 110130
TYC 9117-1947-1
Position
Constellation:Tucana
Brightness (V):Mag 2.8
B-V Color (mag):1.43
Right Ascension:22h18m30s
Declination:-60°15'34"
Distance:55.9 parsec
182.1 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):67.9 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):243.0°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.89

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
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