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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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1 Monocerotis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:25 | Tran: 11:35 | Set: 16:46
Altitude: -43.1°   Azimuth: 324.7°   Direction: North-West

1 Monocerotis is a variable sub-giant star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Monoceros.

1 Monocerotis visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its faintness, 1 Monocerotis is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

1 Monocerotis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of 1 Monocerotis star
DSS2 image of 1 Monocerotis. The red arrow shows the motion of 1 Monocerotis during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

06h 00m 11s
-09° 22’ 55”

J2000 Coordinates

05h 59m 00s
-09° 22’ 55”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 1 Monocerotis star
Simplified finder chart for 1 Monocerotis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 1 Monocerotis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 1 Monocerotis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

1 Monocerotis is distant 315.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

96.90 pc
315.89 ly
12 km/s
0.014 arcsec/y
0.012 "/y

Alternative Designations

1 Monocerotis

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 1 Monocerotis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.4°
Max altitude: 29.1°
Azimuth: 260.6°