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

Aladin viewer for the region around Antares
Lehuakona, Alpha Scorpii, α Sco, 21 Sco
CD-26 11359, HR 6134, WDS J16294-2626, SAO 184415, GSC 06803-02158, HIP 80763

Type  Star
Magnitude  0.9
Right Ascension  16h 29' 24.5"  (2000)
Declination  26° 25' 55" S
Constellation  Scorpius
Classification  M0.5Iab
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 12, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Brilliant rich orange, the 5.5 magnitude 2.9" companion not visible
Other Data Sources for Antares
Associated objects for Antares
Nearby objects for Antares
4 objects found within 60'
Collinder 302 IC 4606

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