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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29

19 Arietis

19 Arietis is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Aries.

19 Arietis visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 Arietis 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 19 Arietis:

19 Arietis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 19°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Arietis

19 Arietis 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 19 Arietis are provided in the following table:

02h 13m 03s
+15° 16’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Arietis in the sky:

Finder chart 19 Arietis star
Simplified finder chart for 19 Arietis.

Visibility of 19 Arietis from your location

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

Today's 19 Arietis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.7°
Max altitude: 53.8°
Azimuth: 285.3°
19 Arietis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Arietis

The image below is a photograph of 19 Arietis 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 19 Arietis is 0.097 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 19 Arietis star
DSS2 image of 19 Arietis. The red arrow shows the motion of 19 Arietis during the next 1000 years (1.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.38 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 19 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement

19 Arietis is distant 540.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

165.84 pc
540.63 ly
23 km/s
0.097 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 19 Arietis

19 Arietis belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 19 Arietis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 19 Arietis