Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii)
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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Ainalrami in the sky:
Visibility of Ainalrami from your location
Today's Ainalrami - ν1 Sagittarii (nu1 Sagittarii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
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.
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.
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.
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: