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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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29 Sagittarii

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:39 | Tran: 1:50 | Set: 5:58
Altitude: -29.5°   Azimuth: 86.0°   Direction: East

29 Sagittarii is a variable and double giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

29 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its faintness, 29 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 29 Sagittarii

Finder chart 29 Sagittarii star
Simplified finder chart for 29 Sagittarii.

29 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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 29 Sagittarii are provided in the following table:

18h 49m 40s
-20° 19’ 28”
Image of 29 Sagittarii star
DSS2 image of 29 Sagittarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 29 Sagittarii during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 29 Sagittarii


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 29 Sagittarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 29 Sagittarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

29 Sagittarii star system properties

29 Sagittarii is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 29 Sagittarii double sysyem:

16.6 arcsec

Distance of 29 Sagittarii from the Sun and relative movement

29 Sagittarii is distant 749.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

229.89 pc
749.43 ly
-18 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 29 Sagittarii

29 Sagittarii

Visibility of 29 Sagittarii from your location

Today's 29 Sagittarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.3°
Max altitude: 18.2°
Azimuth: 249.7°