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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Altair, alpha Aquilae
Hipparcos catalog ID:97649
Other star catalog entries:HD 187642
SAO 125122
BD B+08 4236
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:0.76 (source: ground based)
Spectral type:A7IV-V
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension19h 50m 46.68197s (+/-0.00002s)
Declination8° 52' 2.5850" (+/-0.0003")
Parallax:194.95 (+/-0.57) mas
Derived distance:16.7 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:536.23 (+/-0.51) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:385.29 (+/-0.47) mas/year
Constellation:Aquila
 

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