σ1 Gruis (sigma1 Gruis)
σ1 Gruis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Grus.
σ1 Gruis visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, σ1 Gruis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of σ1 Gruis is 0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about σ1 Gruis
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of σ1 Gruis
σ1 Gruis is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of σ1 Gruis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of σ1 Gruis in the sky:
Visibility of σ1 Gruis from your location
Distance of σ1 Gruis from the Sun and relative movement
σ1 Gruis is distant 226.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of σ1 Gruis
σ1 Gruis belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where σ1 Gruis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.