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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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χ1 Sagittarii (chi1 Sagittarii)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:20 | Tran: 1:03 | Set: 4:42
Altitude: -60.2°   Azimuth: 31.2°   Direction: North-North-East

χ1 Sagittarii is a star of spectral class A in the constellation of Sagittarius.

χ1 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 5.03. Because of its faintness, χ1 Sagittarii is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of χ1 Sagittarii

Finder chart χ1 Sagittarii (chi1 Sagittarii) star
Simplified finder chart for χ1 Sagittarii (chi1 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:

19h 25m 16s
-24° 30’ 30”
Image of χ1 Sagittarii (chi1 Sagittarii) star
DSS2 image of χ1 Sagittarii. The red arrow shows the motion of χ1 Sagittarii during the next 10000 years (9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about χ1 Sagittarii


χ1 Sagittarii is also a so called metallic star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where χ1 Sagittarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of χ1 Sagittarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

67.66 pc
220.57 ly
-42 km/s
0.056 arcsec/year
-0.054 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of χ1 Sagittarii

χ1 Sagittarii
(chi1 Sagittarii)
47 Sagittarii

Visibility of χ1 Sagittarii from your location

Today's χ1 Sagittarii (chi1 Sagittarii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.5°
Max altitude: 14.0°
Azimuth: 245.5°