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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:26 | Tran: 0:18 | Set: 4:14
Alt: -52.59°   Az: 308.46°   Direction: North-West

Ainalrami, also designated as ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii), is a multiple supergiant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

Ainalrami visual magnitude is 4.83. Because of its moderate brightness, Ainalrami 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.

Ainalrami 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 Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii) star
DSS2 image of Ainalrami. The red arrow shows the motion of Ainalrami during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 55m 38s
-22° 42’ 45”
09h 55m 48s
04h 51m 27s

J2000

18h 54m 10s
-22° 44’ 42”

Galactic Coordinates

12.74°
-10.72°

Finder Chart

Finder chart Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii) star
Simplified finder chart for Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.83
Supergiant

-3.94
K2I
3934K

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

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

Star System Properties

Ainalrami is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the Ainalrami double sysyem:

4.83
10.63
5.8
2.5 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

Ainalrami is distant 1,852.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

568.18 pc
1,852.27 ly
-12 km/s
0.01 arcsec/y
-0.01 "/y

Alternative Designations

Ainalrami
ν1 Sagittarii
(nu1 Sagittarii)
32 Sagittarii
SAO187426
SAO187426

Visibility from Your Location

Today's Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.7°
Max altitude: 15.8°
Azimuth: 247.3°