Terebellum - ω Sagittarii (omega Sagittarii)
Terebellum, also designated as ω Sagittarii (omega Sagittarii), is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
Terebellum visual magnitude is 4.7. Because of its moderate brightness, Terebellum 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 Terebellum:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Terebellum
Terebellum 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 Terebellum are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Terebellum in the sky:
Visibility of Terebellum from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's Terebellum - ω Sagittarii (omega Sagittarii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of Terebellum
The image below is a photograph of Terebellum 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 Terebellum is 0.207 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.083 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Terebellum from the Sun and relative movement
Terebellum is distant 77.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Terebellum
Terebellum belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Terebellum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.