Kaus Australis (Star)

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Image of Kaus Australis
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Kaus Australis is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 16° above the horizon. It is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:48 (EDT) – 4 hours and 38 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 16° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:36.

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Name Kaus Australis
Object Type Star
Other Names
ε-Sgr
20-Sgr
HR 6879
HD 169022
HIP 90185
TYC 7401-3471-1
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:1.81 (V)[2]
1.83 (BT)[1]
1.81 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.02
Right Ascension:18h24m10s [2]
Declination:-34°23'03" [2]
Distance:46.3 parsec
150.9 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):129.8 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):199.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.52

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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