Alnitak
DSS image of Alnitak
Digitized Sky Survey image of Alnitak, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Alnitak
Overlaid DSS image of Alnitak, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right
Zeta Orionis, ζ Ori, 50 Ori
Σ774AB, BD-02 1338, SAO 132444, GSC 04771-01188, HIP 26727, WDS J05407-0157AB

Type  Star
Magnitude  1.79
Size  
RA (2000)  5h 40' 45.5"
Dec (2000)  1° 56' 33" S
Constellation  Orion

Observing Notes
This object has no observations in the database
Other Data Sources for Alnitak
Associated objects for Alnitak
3 objects found within 6'
Zeta Orionis A Zeta Orionis B Zeta Orionis C
Nearby objects for Alnitak
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.