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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:55  
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114 Tauri

Altitude: -3.4°   Azimuth: 312.5°   Direction: North-West

114 Tauri is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

114 Tauri visual magnitude is 4.88. Because of its moderate brightness, 114 Tauri 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 114 Tauri:


114 Tauri is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -3.4°
Azimuth: 312.5°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 114 Tauri

114 Tauri 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 114 Tauri are provided in the following table:

05h 27m 38s
+21° 56’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 114 Tauri in the sky:

Finder chart 114 Tauri star
Simplified finder chart for 114 Tauri.

Visibility of 114 Tauri from your location

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

Today's 114 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.1°
Max altitude: 60.5°
Azimuth: 291.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 114 Tauri

The image below is a photograph of 114 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 114 Tauri is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 114 Tauri star
DSS2 image of 114 Tauri. The red arrow shows the motion of 114 Tauri during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 114 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement

114 Tauri is distant 695.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

213.22 pc
695.10 ly
13 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 114 Tauri

114 Tauri belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 114 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 114 Tauri. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 114 Tauri