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Types of Sagittarius

FACTS, LOCATION & MAP
FACTS, LOCATION & MAP

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Kaus Borealis – λ Sagittarii (Lambda Sagittarii)
Kaus Borealis – λ Sagittarii (Lambda Sagittarii)

Lambda Sagittarii (λ Sagittarii, abbreviated Lambda Sgr, λ Sgr), also named Kaus Borealis, is a star within the southern constellation of Sagittarius. The star marks the top of the Archer's bow.

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Kaus Media – δ Sagittarii (Delta Sagittarii)
Kaus Media – δ Sagittarii (Delta Sagittarii)

Delta Sagittarii (δ Sagittarii, abbreviated Delta Sgr, δ Sgr), also named Kaus Media, is a double star in the southern zodiac constellation of Sagittarius. The apparent visual magnitude of this star is +2.70, making it easily visible to the naked eye.

MAJOR STARS IN SAGITTARIUS
MAJOR STARS IN SAGITTARIUS

Sagittarius is home to the bright blue hypergiant Pistol Star, one of the brightest stars discovered in the Milky Way. While it is bright, it is barely visible to the naked eye due to a great deal of interstellar dust that surrounds it.

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MYTHOLOGY
MYTHOLOGY

The Sagittarius Myth Other than Virgo, the Sagittarius myth is probably the most commonly misinterpreted of all of the constellation myths. Most interpretations conclude that the mythology of Sagittarius refers to the centaur Chiron, who was accidentally shot by Hercules (Greek mythology) with a poison arrow.

Nunki – σ Sagittarii (Sigma Sagittarii)
Nunki – σ Sagittarii (Sigma Sagittarii)

Sigma Sagittarii (σ Sagittarii, abbreviated Sigma Sgr, σ Sgr), also named Nunki, is the second-brightest star in the constellation of Sagittarius. It has an apparent magnitude of +2.05, making it readily visible to the naked eye.

Rukbat – α Sagittarii (Alpha Sagittarii)
Rukbat – α Sagittarii (Alpha Sagittarii)

Alpha Sagittarii, also named Rukbat, is a star in the constellation of Sagittarius.