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110 Virginis

110 Virginis is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Virgo.

110 Virginis visual magnitude is 4.4. Because of its moderate brightness, 110 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 110 Virginis:

4.4
Hypergiant
110 Virginis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 36°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 110 Virginis

110 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 110 Virginis are provided in the following table:

15h 02m 53s
+02° 05’ 29”
0.07°
49.79°
Virgo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 110 Virginis in the sky:

Finder chart 110 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 110 Virginis.

Visibility of 110 Virginis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 110 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.9°
Max altitude: 40.6°
Azimuth: 272.1°
110 Virginis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 110 Virginis

The image below is a photograph of 110 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 110 Virginis is -0.054 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 110 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 110 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 110 Virginis during the next 10000 years (-9.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 110 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement

110 Virginis is distant 183.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

56.24 pc
183.35 ly
-16 km/s
-0.054 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 110 Virginis

110 Virginis belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.65
K0III
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 110 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 110 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 110 Virginis

110 Virginis
SAO120809
SAO120809