130 Tauri is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.
130 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.49. Because of its reltive faintness, 130 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 130 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 130 Tauri
130 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 130 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 130 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 130 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 130 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 130 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 130 Tauri is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 130 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
130 Tauri is distant 1,268.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 130 Tauri
130 Tauri belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 130 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.