14 Puppis is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
14 Puppis visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, 14 Puppis 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 14 Puppis:
14 Puppis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Puppis
14 Puppis 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 14 Puppis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 14 Puppis in the sky:
Visibility of 14 Puppis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 14 Puppis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 14 Puppis
The image below is a photograph of 14 Puppis 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 14 Puppis is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 14 Puppis from the Sun and relative movement
14 Puppis is distant 1,574.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 14 Puppis
14 Puppis belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Puppis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.