109 Tauri is a giant star in the constellation of Taurus.
109 Tauri visual magnitude is 4.94. Because of its moderate brightness, 109 Tauri should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 109 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 109 Tauri
109 Tauri 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 109 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 109 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 109 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 109 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 109 Tauri from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 109 Tauri is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.083 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 109 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
109 Tauri is distant 205.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 109 Tauri
109 Tauri belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 109 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.