The Sun

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© Oswaldo Bernal
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From Ashburn , the Sun is visible in the daytime sky, clouds permitting.

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Name The Sun
Object Type The Sun
Current Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:-26.74 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-15.08 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:11h36m [1]
Declination:+02°33' [1]
Distance:1.01 AU
8.36 lightmin [1]
Source
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Events
23 Sep 2019  –  September equinox
21 Oct 2019  –  Orionid meteor shower
18 Nov 2019  –  Leonid meteor shower
07 Dec 2019  –  Puppid-Velid meteor shower
14 Dec 2019  –  Geminid meteor shower
21 Dec 2019  –  December solstice
23 Dec 2019  –  Ursid meteor shower
04 Jan 2020  –  Quadrantid meteor shower

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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