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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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γ1 Sagittarii (gamma1 Sagittarii)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:36 | Tran: 23:33 | Set: 2:34
Alt: -42.16°   Az: 86.08°   Direction: East

γ1 Sagittarii is a variable and multiple supergiant star of spectral class F4 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

γ1 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 4.69. Because of its moderate brightness, γ1 Sagittarii is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

γ1 Sagittarii is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of γ1 Sagittarii (gamma1 Sagittarii) star
DSS2 image of γ1 Sagittarii. The red arrow shows the motion of γ1 Sagittarii during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 06m 35s
-29° 34’ 35”
15h 53m 00s


18h 05m 01s
-29° 34’ 47”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart γ1 Sagittarii (gamma1 Sagittarii) star
Simplified finder chart for γ1 Sagittarii (gamma1 Sagittarii).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where γ1 Sagittarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of γ1 Sagittarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

γ1 Sagittarii is distant 2,076.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

636.94 pc
2,076.43 ly
-28 km/s
0.013 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

γ1 Sagittarii
(gamma1 Sagittarii)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's γ1 Sagittarii (gamma1 Sagittarii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 119.6°
Max altitude: 8.9°
Azimuth: 240.4°