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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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11 Scorpii

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:40 | Tran: 23:32 | Set: 4:29
Altitude: -48.3°   Azimuth: 28.4°   Direction: North-North-East

11 Scorpii is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Scorpius.

11 Scorpii visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its faintness, 11 Scorpii is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Scorpii

Finder chart 11 Scorpii star
Simplified finder chart for 11 Scorpii.

11 Scorpii is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 11 Scorpii are provided in the following table:

16h 07m 36s
-12° 44’ 44”
Image of 11 Scorpii star
DSS2 image of 11 Scorpii. The red arrow shows the motion of 11 Scorpii during the next 10000 years (-7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 11 Scorpii


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Scorpii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 11 Scorpii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

11 Scorpii star system properties

11 Scorpii is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 11 Scorpii double sysyem:

3.5 arcsec

Distance of 11 Scorpii from the Sun and relative movement

11 Scorpii is distant 425.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

130.55 pc
425.59 ly
-25 km/s
-0.045 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 11 Scorpii


Visibility of 11 Scorpii from your location

Today's 11 Scorpii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.7°
Max altitude: 25.8°
Azimuth: 257.3°