The star α-Mus

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

Name α-Mus
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 4798
HD 109668
HIP 61585
TYC 9228-3049-1
Position
Constellation:Musca
Magnitude:
Variable
2.64 (V)[2]
2.44 (BT)[2]
2.62 (VT)[2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.16
Right Ascension:12h37m11s [2]
Declination:-69°08'08" [2]
Distance:87.0 parsec
283.5 lightyears [1]
Proper motion (speed):40.1 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):252.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.06

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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