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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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26 Sagittarii

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:42 | Tran: 23:26 | Set: 3:14
Alt: -59.65°   Az: 329.63°   Direction: North-North-West

26 Sagittarii is a star of spectral class A in the constellation of Sagittarius.

26 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its faintness, 26 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.

Image of 26 Sagittarii star
DSS2 image of 26 Sagittarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 26 Sagittarii during the next 10000 years (5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 43m 21s
-23° 48’ 29”
10h 55m 08s
05h 38m 29s


18h 41m 51s
-23° 49’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 26 Sagittarii star
Simplified finder chart for 26 Sagittarii.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

26 Sagittarii is also a so called metallic star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 26 Sagittarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 26 Sagittarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

26 Sagittarii is distant 207.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

2 km/s
0.032 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

26 Sagittarii

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 26 Sagittarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.8°
Max altitude: 14.7°
Azimuth: 246.2°