11 Arietis is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Aries.
11 Arietis visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, 11 Arietis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 11 Arietis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Arietis
11 Arietis is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 11 Arietis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 11 Arietis in the sky:
Visibility of 11 Arietis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 11 Arietis
The image below is a photograph of 11 Arietis 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 11 Arietis is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 11 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement
11 Arietis is distant 1,160.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 11 Arietis
11 Arietis belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
11 Arietis star system properties
11 Arietis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 11 Arietis double sysyem: