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

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:00 | Tran: 3:32 | Set: 11:00
Altitude: -20.8°   Azimuth: 11.4°   Direction: North-North-East

15 Sagittae is a variable and multiple main-sequence star of spectral class G1 in the constellation of Sagitta.

15 Sagittae visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its faintness, 15 Sagittae 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 15 Sagittae

Finder chart 15 Sagittae star
Simplified finder chart for 15 Sagittae.

15 Sagittae 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 15 Sagittae are provided in the following table:

20h 04m 06s
+17° 04’ 12”
Image of 15 Sagittae star
DSS2 image of 15 Sagittae. The red arrow shows the motion of 15 Sagittae during the next 1000 years (-6.58 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.90 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 15 Sagittae


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 15 Sagittae is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 15 Sagittae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

15 Sagittae star system properties

15 Sagittae is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 15 Sagittae double sysyem:

203.7 arcsec

Distance of 15 Sagittae from the Sun and relative movement

15 Sagittae is distant 57.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

17.67 pc
57.60 ly
4 km/s
-0.395 arcsec/year
-0.414 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 15 Sagittae

15 Sagittae

Visibility of 15 Sagittae from your location

Today's 15 Sagittae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.9°
Max altitude: 55.6°
Azimuth: 287.1°