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Zodiac: Sagittarius
Nov 23 - Dec 21
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σ Scorpii

σ Scorpii is a luminous blue giant star (B1III) in the constellation of Scorpion.
This is a multiple star system close to Antares (α Scorpii).
Declination
-25.5928°
Right ascension
16h 21m 11.31s (245.29713°)
The magnitude (brightness) is measured on a logarithmic scale. Small numbers mean bright stars: A star with a brightness of 1 mag is 100 times brighter that an star with 6 mag.
Magnitude
2.9 mag
The distance is measured in light years (LY). A light year is the distance, that light travels within one year. 1 LJ is equal to about 5,878,630,000,000 miles.
Distance
734.6734.6 ly
Tycho-Identifier
6798:540:1
HIP-Identifier
80112
Spectral type
B1III
Color index
0.30
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Constellation
Scorpius (Scorpion)
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