ω1 Scorpii (omega1 Scorpii)
ω1 Scorpii is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
ω1 Scorpii visual magnitude is 3.96. Because of its moderate brightness, ω1 Scorpii 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 ω1 Scorpii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ω1 Scorpii
ω1 Scorpii 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 ω1 Scorpii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ω1 Scorpii in the sky:
Visibility of ω1 Scorpii from your location
Today's ω1 Scorpii (omega1 Scorpii) 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 ω1 Scorpii
The image below is a photograph of ω1 Scorpii 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 ω1 Scorpii is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ω1 Scorpii from the Sun and relative movement
ω1 Scorpii is distant 423.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ω1 Scorpii
ω1 Scorpii belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ω1 Scorpii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.