Alniyat Al Niyat

Stellar classification



  • X 65
  • Y 100
  • Z 459
→ Sol: 474

Object type

  • Variable Star of beta Cep type
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Star in Nebula
  • HII region
  • Infra-Red source
  • Interstellar matter
  • Radio-source
  • Reflection nebula
  • Spectroscopic binary
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
simbad:* sig Sco


The name Al Niyat/Alniyat comes from the Arabic النياط an-niyāţ meaning "the arteries [of the scorpion]", and refers to two stars which flank Antares, the scorpion's heart:

  • Sigma Scorpii
  • Tau Scorpii
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