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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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19 Sextantis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:17 | Tran: 15:38 | Set: 21:58
Alt: 2.35°   Az: 274.26°   Direction: West

19 Sextantis is a giant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Sextans.

19 Sextantis visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its faintness, 19 Sextantis 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.

19 Sextantis 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 19 Sextantis star
DSS2 image of 19 Sextantis. The red arrow shows the motion of 19 Sextantis during the next 10000 years (-8.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

10h 14m 04s
+04° 29’ 33”
06h 07m 28s
16h 21m 33s

J2000

10h 12m 48s
+04° 36’ 52”

Galactic Coordinates

236.56°
46.03°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 19 Sextantis star
Simplified finder chart for 19 Sextantis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.77
Giant

-0.27
K0
4348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Sextantis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 19 Sextantis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

19 Sextantis is distant 526.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

161.55 pc
526.66 ly
32 km/s
-0.051 arcsec/y
-0.005 "/y

Alternative Designations

19 Sextantis
SAO118164
SAO118164

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 19 Sextantis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.5°
Max altitude: 43.0°
Azimuth: 274.5°