Sagittarius SA jit TARE ee uss The Archer
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Rukbat
RUKE bot
Arabic: "knee"
Alpha Sagittarii
19h 23' 53
-40 36' 58
170 3.96 B8V Blue
Main Sequence
featured in the
Dragonriders of Pern
series of sci-fi books
Beta 1 Sagittarii
Arkab
Arabic: "Achilles tendon"
Beta 2 Sagittarii
19h 22' 38.2
-44 27' 32
380 3.96
4.27
B9V
F2III
Blue Main Seq
White Giant
19h 23' 13.1
-44 47' 59
139
Alnasl
Arabic: "the point"
Gamma Sagittarii
18h 5' 48.4
-30 25' 27
96 2.98 K0III Orange
Giant
Kaus Media
aka Kaus Meridionalis
Arb. "bow" + Lat. "middle"
Delta Sagittarii
18h 20' 59.6
-29 49' 41
310 2.72 K3III Orange
Giant
Kaus Australis
"southern star of the bow"
Epsilon Sagittarii
18h 24' 10.3
-34 23' 5
145 1.79 B9.5III Blue
Giant
Zeta 1 Sagittarii
Ascella
Zeta 2 Sagittarii
19h 2' 36.6
-29 52' 49
89 3.27
3.48
A2III
A4IV
Blue White Giant
Blue White Sub Giant
Eta Sagittarii 18h 17' 37.5
-36 45' 42
149 3.10 M2III Red
Giant
Theta 1 Sagittarii
Theta 2 Sagittarii
19h 59' 44.1
-35 16' 35
620 4.37 B2.5IV
A4/A5IV
Blue Sub Giant
Blue White Sub Giant
19h 59' 51.2
-34 41' 53
157 5.30
Alshain
Iota Sagittarii
19h 55' 15.5
-41 52' 6
189 4.12 K0III Orange
Giant
Kappa 1 Sagittarii
Kappa 2 Sagittarii
20h 22' 27.4
-42 2' 59
240 5.60
5.64
A0V
A3V
Blue White
Main Sequence
Optical Binary
20h 23' 53.1
-42 25' 23
370
Kaus Borealis
"northern star of the bow"
Lambda Sagittarii
18h 27' 58.1
-25 25' 18
77 2.82 K1III Orange
Giant
Mu Sagittarii 18h 13' 45.7
-21 3' 32
3200s 3.84 B8Ia Blue
Supergiant
Nu 1 Sagittarii
Nu 2 Sagittarii
18h 54' 10.1
-22 44' 42
1850 4.86
5.00
K2II
K2Ib-II(i-)
Orange Bright Giant
Orange Supergiant
18h 55' 7
-22 40' 17
270
Xi 1 Sagittarii
Xi 2 Sagittarii
18h 57' 20.4
-20 39' 23
5000 5.02 B9.5Ib Blue Supergiant
18h 57' 43.7
-21 6' 24
370 3.52 G8/K0II-III Orange Yellow
Bright Giant
Omicron Sagittarii 19h 4' 40.9
-21 44' 30
139 3.76 K0III Orange
Giant
Pi Sagittarii 19h 9' 45.7
-21 1' 25
440 2.88 F2II-III White
Bright Giant
Rho 1 Sagittarii
Rho 2 Sagittarii
19h 21' 40.3
-17 50' 50
122 3.92 F0III-IV
K0III
White Sub Giant
Orange Giant
19h 21' 50.8
-18 18' 30
360 5.84
Nunki
Babylonian proper name
Sigma Sagittarii
18h 55' 15.8
-26 17' 48
220 2.05 B2.5V Blue
Main Sequence
thought by Babylonians to
be heavenly counterpart
to their city, Eridu
sacred to the god Ea
Tau Sagittarii 19h 6' 56.3
-27 40' 14
120 3.32 K1/K2III Orange
Giant
Upsilon Sagittarii 19h 21' 43.5
-15 57' 18
1670 4.52 A2Ia
B2V
Blue White Supergiant
Blue Main Seq
Phi Sagittarii 18h 45' 39.3
-26 59' 27
230 3.17 B8III Blue
Giant
Chi 1 Sagittarii
Chi 2 Sagittarii
19h 25' 16.4
-24 30' 31
220
510
5.02
5.45
A
K3III
Blue White Dwarf
Orange Giant
19h 25' 29.6
-23 57' 44
Psi Sagittarii 19h 15' 32.3
-25 15' 24
330 4.86 K0/K1III
A2V
Orange Giant
Blue White Main Seq
Omega Sagittarii 19h 55' 50.3
-26 17' 58
78 4.70 G3/G5III(i-) Yellow
Giant
X Sagittarii 17h 47' 33.5
-27 49' 51
1080 4.22 F7II White
Supergiant
Cephid Variable
( 4.3 - 5.0 )
7 days, 14 hrs
W Sagittarii 18h 5' 1.3
-29 34' 48
2100 4.28 G0Ib-II Yellow
Bright Giant
Cephid Variable
( 4.3 - 4.9 )
7 days