109 Virginis is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Virgo.
109 Virginis visual magnitude is 3.72. Because of its moderate brightness, 109 Virginis 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 Virginis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 109 Virginis
109 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 109 Virginis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 109 Virginis in the sky:
Visibility of 109 Virginis from your location
Today's 109 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 109 Virginis
The image below is a photograph of 109 Virginis 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 Virginis is -0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 109 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement
109 Virginis is distant 128.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 109 Virginis
109 Virginis belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 109 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.