χ1 Sagittarii (chi1 Sagittarii)
χ1 Sagittarii is a star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
χ1 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 5.03. Because of its reltive faintness, χ1 Sagittarii should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about χ1 Sagittarii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of χ1 Sagittarii
χ1 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 χ1 Sagittarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of χ1 Sagittarii in the sky:
Visibility of χ1 Sagittarii from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of χ1 Sagittarii
The image below is a photograph of χ1 Sagittarii 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 χ1 Sagittarii is 0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.054 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of χ1 Sagittarii from the Sun and relative movement
χ1 Sagittarii is distant 220.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of χ1 Sagittarii
The red dot in the diagram below shows where χ1 Sagittarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.