Kaus Media (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Kaus Media is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 18° above the horizon. It is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:01 (EDT) – 5 hours and 0 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 18° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:59.

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Name Kaus Media
Object Type Star
Other Names
δ-Sgr
19-Sgr
HR 6859
HD 168454
HIP 89931
TYC 6856-2170-1
Gaia DR2- 4049506483413484672
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:2.68 (V)[2]
4.50 (BT)[2]
2.83 (VT)[2]
2.18 (RP)[3]
2.15 (G)[3]
3.56 (BP)[3]
B-V Color (mag):1.42
Right Ascension:18h20m59s [3]
Declination:-29°49'41" [3]
Distance:93.7 parsec
305.5 lightyrs [1]
Proper motion (speed):42.1 mas/yr [1]
Proper motion (pos ang):119.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.18

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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