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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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14 Monocerotis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:24 | Tran: 12:00 | Set: 18:37
Alt: -29.31°   Az: 341.31°   Direction: North-North-West

14 Monocerotis is a variable and double hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Monoceros.

14 Monocerotis visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, 14 Monocerotis is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

14 Monocerotis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of 14 Monocerotis star
DSS2 image of 14 Monocerotis. The red arrow shows the motion of 14 Monocerotis during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 36m 06s
+07° 33’ 05”
10h 54m 29s
17h 30m 36s


06h 34m 46s
+07° 34’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 14 Monocerotis star
Simplified finder chart for 14 Monocerotis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Monocerotis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 14 Monocerotis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

14 Monocerotis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 14 Monocerotis double sysyem:

10.5 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

14 Monocerotis is distant 361.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

110.99 pc
361.82 ly
38 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/y
-0.004 "/y

Alternative Designations

14 Monocerotis

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 14 Monocerotis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.4°
Max altitude: 46.1°
Azimuth: 277.6°