11 Tauri is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Taurus.
11 Tauri visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, 11 Tauri 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 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Tauri
11 Tauri 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 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 11 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 11 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 11 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 11 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 11 Tauri is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 11 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
11 Tauri is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 11 Tauri
11 Tauri belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
11 Tauri star system properties
11 Tauri is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 11 Tauri double sysyem: