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135 Tauri

135 Tauri is a giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

135 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.52. Because of its reltive faintness, 135 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 135 Tauri:

5.52
Giant
135 Tauri is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 28°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 135 Tauri

135 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 135 Tauri are provided in the following table:

05h 50m 28s
+14° 18’ 20”
193.16°
-6.55°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 135 Tauri in the sky:

Finder chart 135 Tauri star
Simplified finder chart for 135 Tauri.

Visibility of 135 Tauri from your location

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

Today's 135 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.7°
Max altitude: 52.8°
Azimuth: 284.3°
135 Tauri is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 135 Tauri

The image below is a photograph of 135 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 135 Tauri is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 135 Tauri star
DSS2 image of 135 Tauri. The red arrow shows the motion of 135 Tauri during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 135 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement

135 Tauri is distant 312.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.

95.79 pc
312.26 ly
46 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.035 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 135 Tauri

135 Tauri belongs to spectral class G9

0.61
G9
4719K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 135 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 135 Tauri. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 135 Tauri

SAO94904
SAO94904