Epsilon Sagittae is a yellow giant star in the constellation Sagitta. At 478 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 5.67. Epsilon Sagittae is the primary component of a multiple-star system. The iron abundance of Epsilon Sagittae is +0.01 (102.3% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 36.2 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 20,400 and 25,300 light years from the center of the Galaxy. It will come closest to the Sun 3.6 million years from now when it will brighten to magnitude 3.70 from a distance of 193 light years.
Sky position: RA 19h 37.3m, Dec +16° 27.6'
Common designations: Epsilon Sagittae, 4 Sagittae, HIP 96516, HD 185194, HR 7463
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