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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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2 Sagittae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:41 | Tran: 0:08 | Set: 7:40
Alt: -1.12°   Az: 60.41°   Direction: East-North-East

2 Sagittae is a double giant star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Sagitta.

2 Sagittae visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its faintness, 2 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.

Image of 2 Sagittae star
DSS2 image of 2 Sagittae. The red arrow shows the motion of 2 Sagittae during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 25m 28s
+16° 59’ 14”
16h 21m 29s
11h 46m 57s

J2000

19h 24m 22s
+16° 56’ 16”

Galactic Coordinates

51.7°
0.63°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 2 Sagittae star
Simplified finder chart for 2 Sagittae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.25
Giant

1.06
A2III
9226K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 2 Sagittae is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 2 Sagittae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

2 Sagittae is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 2 Sagittae double sysyem:

6.25
7.05
0.8
340.6 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

2 Sagittae is distant 355.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

108.93
355.12
12 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/y
-0.011"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO104797
SAO104797

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 2 Sagittae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.0°
Max altitude: 55.5°
Azimuth: 287.0°