The star α-Cha

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

Name α-Cha
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 3318
HD 71243
HIP 40702
TYC 9398-2714-1
Position
Constellation:Chamaeleon
Brightness (V):Mag 4.1
B-V Color (mag):0.36
Right Ascension:08h18m31s
Declination:-76°55'10"
Distance:19.3 parsec
62.9 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):154.9 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):45.1°
Source for distance: The Tycho Catalogue (ESA 1997)
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):2.63

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
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