Xamidimura - μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii)
Xamidimura, also designated as μ1 Scorpii (mu1 Scorpii), is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
Xamidimura visual magnitude is 3.08. Because of its moderate brightness, Xamidimura 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 Xamidimura:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Xamidimura
Xamidimura 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 Xamidimura are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Xamidimura in the sky:
Visibility of Xamidimura from your location
Today's Xamidimura - μ1 Scorpii (mu1 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 Xamidimura
The image below is a photograph of Xamidimura 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 Xamidimura is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Xamidimura from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of Xamidimura
Xamidimura 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 Xamidimura is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
Xamidimura 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: