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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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62 Sagittarii

Above the horizon.  Rise: 21:40 | Tran: 0:55 | Set: 4:13
Alt: 2.98°   Az: 144.23°   Direction: South-East

62 Sagittarii is a variable giant star of spectral class M4 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

62 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 4.58. Because of its moderate brightness, 62 Sagittarii is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of 62 Sagittarii star
DSS2 image of 62 Sagittarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 62 Sagittarii during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


20h 04m 09s
-27° 38’ 22”
21h 15m 06s
17h 19m 16s


20h 02m 39s
-27° 42’ 34”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 62 Sagittarii star
Simplified finder chart for 62 Sagittarii.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 62 Sagittarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 62 Sagittarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

62 Sagittarii is distant 447.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

10 km/s
0.036 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

62 Sagittarii

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 62 Sagittarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.6°
Max altitude: 10.9°
Azimuth: 242.4°