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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Xamidimura - μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:32 | Tran: 22:12 | Set: 22:52
Alt: -50.00°   Az: 267.49°   Direction: West

Xamidimura, also designated as μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii), is a variable and double main-sequence star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Scorpius.

Xamidimura visual magnitude is 3.08. Because of its moderate brightness, Xamidimura 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.

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

Image of Xamidimura - μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii) star
DSS2 image of Xamidimura. The red arrow shows the motion of Xamidimura during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


16h 53m 32s
-38° 05’ 13”
08h 21m 16s
01h 14m 49s


16h 51m 52s
-38° 02’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart Xamidimura - μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii) star
Simplified finder chart for Xamidimura - μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Star System Properties

Xamidimura is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the Xamidimura double sysyem:

390 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

Xamidimura is distant 821.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

251.89 pc
821.16 ly
-25 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/y
-0.025 "/y

Alternative Designations

μ1 Scorpii
(mu1 Scorpii)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's Xamidimura - μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.1°
Max altitude: 0.4°
Azimuth: 231.9°