Nunki (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 , Nunki is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:18 (EDT) – 4 hours and 43 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 22° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:06.

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Name Nunki
Object Type Star
Other Names
σ-Sgr
34-Sgr
HR 7121
HD 175191
HIP 92855
TYC 6868-1829-1
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:2.07 (V)[2]
1.89 (BT)[1]
2.04 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.14
Right Ascension:18h55m15s [2]
Declination:-26°17'47" [2]
Distance:66.7 parsec
217.3 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):59.2 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):168.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.05

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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