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γ Trianguli Australis (gamma Trianguli Australis)

γ Trianguli Australis is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

γ Trianguli Australis visual magnitude is 2.89. Thanks to its high brightness, γ Trianguli Australis is clearly visible when observed from locations with dark skyes, and should be also quite easily visible from light polluted areas.

The table below summarizes the key facts about γ Trianguli Australis:

2.89
Main-sequence
γ Trianguli Australis (gamma Trianguli Australis) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of γ Trianguli Australis

γ Trianguli Australis is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of γ Trianguli Australis are provided in the following table:

15h 18m 54s
-68° 40’ 45”
315.71°
-9.55°
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of γ Trianguli Australis in the sky:

Finder chart γ Trianguli Australis (gamma Trianguli Australis) star
Simplified finder chart for γ Trianguli Australis (gamma Trianguli Australis).

Visibility of γ Trianguli Australis from your location

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

γ Trianguli Australis (gamma Trianguli Australis) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of γ Trianguli Australis

The image below is a photograph of γ Trianguli Australis 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 γ Trianguli Australis is -0.072 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of γ Trianguli Australis (gamma Trianguli Australis) star
DSS2 image of γ Trianguli Australis. The red arrow shows the motion of γ Trianguli Australis during the next 10000 years (-12.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of γ Trianguli Australis from the Sun and relative movement

γ Trianguli Australis is distant 182.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

56.02 pc
182.63 ly
-3 km/s
-0.072 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of γ Trianguli Australis

γ Trianguli Australis belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.85
A1V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where γ Trianguli Australis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of γ Trianguli Australis

γ Trianguli Australis
(gamma Trianguli Australis)
SAO253097
SAO253097