Kaus Australis (Star)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Kaus Australis is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 14° above the horizon. It will become visible around 19:38 (EDT), 14° above your southern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 54 minutes after the Sun at 22:44.

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Name Kaus Australis
Object Type Star
Other Names
ε-Sgr
20-Sgr
HR 6879[1]
HD 169022
HIP 90185[5]
TYC 7401-3471-1[4]
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:1.81 (V) [3]
1.83 (BT) [2]
1.81 (VT) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.02
Right ascension:18h24m10s [3]
Declination:-34°23'03" [3]
Distance:43.9 parsec
143.2 lightyrs [5]
Proper motion (speed):130.3 mas/yr [5]
Proper motion (pos ang):197.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.40
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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