The star α-Men

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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-Men is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

Name α-Men
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 2261
HD 43834
HIP 29271
TYC 9176-987-1
Position
Constellation:Mensa
Brightness (V):Mag 5.1
B-V Color (mag):0.69
Right Ascension:06h10m14s
Declination:-74°45'10"
Distance:10.3 parsec
33.5 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):241.6 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):149.6°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):5.02

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
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