Kaus-Australis (Star)

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From Seattle , Kaus-Australis is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 8° above the horizon.

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Name Kaus-Australis
Object type Star
Other names
Kaus Australis
ε-Sgr
Epsilon Sagittarii
20-Sgr
20 Sagittarii
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
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47.61°N
122.33°W
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