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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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14 Sagittarii

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:46 | Tran: 23:45 | Set: 3:47
Altitude: -30.3°   Azimuth: 272.6°   Direction: West

14 Sagittarii is a variable giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

14 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its faintness, 14 Sagittarii 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.

14 Sagittarii is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of 14 Sagittarii star
DSS2 image of 14 Sagittarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 14 Sagittarii during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

18h 15m 44s
-21° 42’ 14”

J2000 Coordinates

18h 14m 15s
-21° 42’ 47”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 14 Sagittarii star
Simplified finder chart for 14 Sagittarii.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Sagittarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 14 Sagittarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

14 Sagittarii is distant 505.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 59 kilometers per second.

155.04 pc
505.43 ly
-59 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/y
-0.022 "/y

Alternative Designations

14 Sagittarii

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 14 Sagittarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.7°
Max altitude: 16.8°
Azimuth: 248.3°