Kaus Australis Epsilon Sagittarii

Stellar classification



  • X 1
  • Y -26
  • Z 141
→ Sol: 143

Object type

  • Double or multiple star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • X-ray source
simbad:* eps Sgr


Epsilon Sagittarii (ε Sagittarii, abbreviated Epsilon Sgr, ε Sgr), also named Kaus Australis, is a binary star system in the southern zodiac constellation of Sagittarius. The apparent visual magnitude of +1.85 makes it the brightest star in the constellation. Based upon parallax measurements, this star is around 143 light-years (44 parsecs) from the Sun.

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