119 Tauri is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.
119 Tauri visual magnitude is 4.38. Because of its moderate brightness, 119 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 119 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 119 Tauri
119 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 119 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 119 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 119 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 119 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 119 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 119 Tauri is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 119 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
119 Tauri is distant 1,917.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 119 Tauri
119 Tauri belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 119 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.