Sargas

Theta Scorpii

Sargas

Distance (Light Years) 272 ± 19
Apparent Magnitude 1.86
Color (B-V)0.4

Names For This Star

According to Allen the name Sargas is of "Euphratean" origin. I take this to mean that the name is Babylonian.

Description of the Star

Sargas is a yellowish F1II bright giant having a luminosity about 1100 times that of the sun.

Sargas has a companion, Sargas B, of Apparent Magnitude 5.30 lying at 6.5 arc sec away from the A star. This star lies at a projected distance of 540 AU away from A, that is, almost 14 times the distance between the sun and Pluto.

Other Designations For This Star


Flamsteed


Hipparcos Identifier (HIP Number)

86228

Harvard Revised (HR Number)

6553

Henry Draper Catalog (HD Number)

159532

Bonner Durchmusterung (BD Number)

CD-4212312
Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory compendium (SAO Number)
228201

Fundamental Katalog (FK5 Number)

654
 

 


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