1 Scorpii is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
1 Scorpii visual magnitude is 4.64. Because of its moderate brightness, 1 Scorpii should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of 1 Scorpii is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about 1 Scorpii
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 1 Scorpii
1 Scorpii is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 1 Scorpii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 1 Scorpii in the sky:
Visibility of 1 Scorpii from your location
Today's 1 Scorpii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of 1 Scorpii from the Sun and relative movement
1 Scorpii is distant 521.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 1 Scorpii
1 Scorpii belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 1 Scorpii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.