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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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104 Virginis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:21 | Tran: 21:48 | Set: 3:20
Altitude: -16.1°   Azimuth: 280.6°   Direction: West

104 Virginis is a sub-giant star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Virgo.

104 Virginis visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, 104 Virginis 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 104 Virginis

Finder chart 104 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 104 Virginis.

104 Virginis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 104 Virginis are provided in the following table:

14h 27m 24s
-06° 07’ 13”
Image of 104 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 104 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 104 Virginis during the next 10000 years (-11.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 104 Virginis


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 104 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 104 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 104 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement

104 Virginis is distant 235.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

72.31 pc
235.72 ly
-15 km/s
-0.071 arcsec/year
-0.058 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 104 Virginis

104 Virginis

Visibility of 104 Virginis from your location

Today's 104 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.1°
Max altitude: 32.4°
Azimuth: 263.9°