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Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii)

Altitude: -58.8°   Azimuth: 28.6°   Direction: North-North-East

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

Ainalrami visual magnitude is 4.83. Because of its moderate brightness, Ainalrami should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about Ainalrami:


Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -58.8°
Azimuth: 28.6°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Ainalrami

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

18h 54m 10s
-22° 44’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of Ainalrami in the sky:

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

Visibility of Ainalrami from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of Ainalrami

The image below is a photograph of Ainalrami from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of Ainalrami is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of Ainalrami from the Sun and relative movement

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/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of Ainalrami

Ainalrami belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


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

Ainalrami 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:

2.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of Ainalrami

ν1 Sagittarii
(nu1 Sagittarii)
32 Sagittarii