11 Orionis is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.
11 Orionis visual magnitude is 4.68. Because of its moderate brightness, 11 Orionis 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 11 Orionis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Orionis
11 Orionis 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 11 Orionis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 11 Orionis in the sky:
Visibility of 11 Orionis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 11 Orionis
The image below is a photograph of 11 Orionis 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 Orionis is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 11 Orionis from the Sun and relative movement
11 Orionis is distant 400.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 11 Orionis
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.