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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Kaus Borealis, lambda Sagittarii
Hipparcos catalog ID:90496
Other star catalog entries:HD 169916
SAO 186841
CoD C-25 13149
CPD P-25 6523
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:2.82 (source: ground based)
Spectral type:K1IIIb
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension18h 27m 58.26963s (+/-0.00001s)
Declination-25° 25' 16.4901" (+/-0.0001")
Parallax:41.72 (+/-0.16) mas
Derived distance:78.2 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:-44.76 (+/-0.17) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:-185.66 (+/-0.11) mas/year
Constellation:Sagittarius
 

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