DSS image of Alniyat
Overlaid DSS image of Alniyat, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Alniyat
Sigma Scorpii, σ Sco, 20 Sco
CD-25 11485, HD 147165, HR 6084, WDS J16212-2536, SAO 184336, GSC 06798-00540, HIP 80112

Type  Star
Magnitude  2.89
Right Ascension  16h 21' 11.3"  (2000)
Declination  25° 35' 34" S
Constellation  Scorpius
Classification  O9.5(V)+B7(V)
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 13, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Brilliant white, an obvious 8.7 magnitude companion is visible 20" west, the 5.2 magnitude 0.4" companion is not visible tonight
Other Data Sources for Alniyat
Associated objects for Alniyat
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