Kaus Borealis (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , Kaus Borealis is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 16° above the horizon. It is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:16 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 16° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:24, 16° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 22:27, when it sinks below 15° above your southern horizon.

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Name Kaus Borealis
Object Type Star
Other Names
λ-Sgr
22-Sgr
HR 6913
HD 169916
HIP 90496
TYC 6861-3180-1
Gaia DR2- 4076915349748285952
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:2.81 (V) [1]
4.15 (BT) [1]
2.92 (VT) [1]
2.41 (G) [2]
3.84 (BP) [2]
2.19 (RP) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.04
Right ascension:18h27m58s [2]
Declination:-25°25'20" [2]
Distance:25.8 parsec
84.1 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):190.8 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):194.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.76

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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